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Monna o motelele-telele A very tall man

Written by Cornelius Gulere

Illustrated by Catherine Groenewald

Translated by Lorato Trok

Language Tswana

Level Level 2

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Peke e ne e le khutshwane thata. His hoe was too short.

His hoe was too short.

Mojako o ne o le kwa tlase thata.

His doorway was too low.

Bolao bo ne bo le bokhutshwane thata.

His bed was too short.

Baesekele e ne e le nnye thata.

His bicycle was too short.

Monna o ne a le motelele thata!

This man was too tall!

O ile a lelefatsa peke.

He made a very long hoe handle.

O ile a dira mejako e metelele thata.

He made very high door frames.

O ile a dira bolao jo bo telele thata.

He made a very long bed.

O rekile baesekele e e kwa godimo.

He bought a very high bicycle.

O dutse mo setulong se se kwa godimo thata O ja ka foroko e telele thata.

He sat on a very high chair. He ate with a very long fork.

O ile a tlogela ntlo ya gagwe a ya go nna kwa sekgweng. O ile a tshela dingwaga tse dintsi.

He left his house and lived in a big forest. He lived for many years.

Written by: Cornelius Gulere
Illustrated by: Catherine Groenewald
Translated by: Lorato Trok
Language: Tswana
Level: Level 2
Source: A very tall man from African Storybook
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