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Petit frère paresseux Lazy little brother Indume umwaice umunang'ani

Written by Clare Verbeek, Thembani Dladla, Zanele Buthelezi

Illustrated by Mlungisi Dlamini, Ingrid Schechter

Translated by Alexandra Danahy

Read by Monique Bournot-Trites

Language French

Level Level 1

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Je me réveille et j’allume un feu.

I wake up and make fire.

Ndabuka na ukukosha umulilo.


Je fais bouillir de l’eau.

I boil some water.

Ndakafya amenshi.


Je fends du bois de chauffage.

I chop the firewood.

Ndateba inkuni.


Je remue le chaudron.

I stir the pot.

Ndepika.


Je balaye le plancher.

I sweep the floor.

Ndapyanga.


Je lave la vaisselle.

I wash the dishes.

Ukusuka imbale.


Pourquoi est-ce que je travaille si fort… … quand mon frère est en train de jouer ?

Why do I work so hard… … when my brother is busy playing?

Mulandunshi mbombesesha ifi… Elo ninshi munyinane ena aleangalafye?


Written by: Clare Verbeek, Thembani Dladla, Zanele Buthelezi
Illustrated by: Mlungisi Dlamini, Ingrid Schechter
Translated by: Alexandra Danahy
Read by: Monique Bournot-Trites
Language: French
Level: Level 1
Source: Lazy little brother from African Storybook
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