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Exercises Level 3: Songs with games

Quisiera ser tan alta - Songs with games




  Spielanleitung
The children stand in a circle and one is in the middle. This one runs around within the circle and sings the song. When the song is over, the child stops. The one in front of whom it is at this moment will go into the circle and the game starts all over.

Spanish  Text English Text
 
Quisiera ser tan alta
...........................
 
I would like to be tall
...........................

Quisiera ser tan alta
como la luna,
¡ay! ¡ay!,
como la luna,
como la luna,
para ver los soldados
de Cataluña,
¡ay! ¡ay!,
de Cataluña,
de Cataluña.

De Cataluña vengo
de servir al Rey
¡ay! ¡ay!,
de servir al Rey,
de servir al Rey,
con licencia absoluta
de mi Coronel,
¡ay! ¡ay!,
de mi Coronel,
de mi Coronel.

Al pasar por el puente
de Santa Clara,
¡ay! ¡ay!,
de Santa Clara,
de Santa Clara,
se me cayó el anillo
dentro del agua,
¡ay! ¡ay!,
dentro del agua,
dentro del agua.

Por sacar el anillo
saqué un tesoro,
¡ay! ¡ay!,
saqué un tesoro,
saqué un tesoro:
una Virgen de plata
y un Cristo de oro,
¡ay! ¡ay!,
y un Cristo de oro,
y un Cristo de oro.

I would like to be tall
like the moon
ay! ay!
like the moon
like the moon
to be able to see the soldiers
of Catalonia
ay! ay!
of Catalonia
of Catalonia.

I come from Catalonia
to serve the king
ay! ay!
to serve the king,
to serve the king,
with the absolute permission
of my colonel
ay! ay!
of my colonel
of my colonel.

When I passed the bridge
of Santa Clara,
ay! ay!
of Santa Clara
of Santa Clara
my ring fell
into the water
ay! ay!
into the water
into the water.

When I took the ring
I found a treasure
ay! ay!
I found a treasure
I found a treasure
and a virgin of silver
and a Christ of gold,
ay! ay!
and a Christ of gold
and a Christ of gold.


vocabulary  
  alto = tall
  la luna = moon
  el soldado = soldier
  Cataluña = Catalonia
  venir = to come
  el rey = king
  la licencia = permission
  el puente = bridge
  caer = to fall
  pasar = to pass
  el anillo = ring
  el tesoro = treasure
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