VIDEO OF au feu les pompiers
Au feu les pompiers is a captivating French song for children that you will love to listen to over and over. We all remember the kids rhymes that we enjoyed as children and how we used to relentessly listen to them without ever being tired. Well! Lets' go back to our childhood for a moment!
Let's start by watching and listening to the video.
This French song for children is a very popular nursery rhyme in France and other French speaking countries.
This is an excellent song if you have been strugling to learn the perfect tense in French. With this French song, you will learn the present tense and the perfect tense (le passe composé) and the past participle (le participe passé) with the verb to burn as an example. Can you spot any past actions expressed there in French?
Could you guess the meaning of those words in French while you were listening to the video?
FRENCH TRANSCRIPT of au feu les pompiers WITH the ENGLISH TRANSLATION
Use the transcript below with its English translation so that you are able to repeat and rehearse the correct words as you go along.
The vocabulary section below is provided to you so that hopefully, you are able to better understand the words used when you will be listening to the video.
Vocabulary notes for au feu les pompiers
New words involved in the nursery rhyme.
conjugation of the verb brÛler in the present and the perfect tenses
Now listen to the song again but this time, follow the French lyrics alongside the English translation.
We hope that you have found this resource to be a fun way to learn the past tense (particularly the perfect tense) in French and discover new words! Have you enjoyed watching the video that goes with it?
If you would like to have more fun learning French with more nursery rhymes just like this one, do check here our range of French nursery rhymes and children's songs.
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