Colors Song

French Colors Song

One of the fastest and easiest ways to learn the colors in French is by listening to the French colors song. Here Alain Le Lait sings the song “Arc en Ciel” (rainbow) on YouTube. This song is definitely a cool way to learn for both kids and adults. The song also deals with different parts of the body. You can see my lesson on this here! You can also review our French colors lesson before listening. Enjoy!

Lyrics & Translation

Il a les yeux rouges
He has red eyes
Et une tête en bois
And a wooden head
Do ré me la si do
oh oh oh oh oh
Il a les yeux jaunes
He has yellow eyes
Il boit du jus de citron
He drinks lemonade
Il a les yeux rouges
He has red eyes
Il a les yeux arc-en-ceil
He has rainbow eyes
Et de champignon
And mushroom juice
Il a les yeux jaunes
He has yellow eyes
Et une tête en bois
And a wooden head
Comme Napoléon
Like Napoleon
Il a les yeux arc-en-ceil
He has rainbow eyes
Il boit du chocolat
He drinks hot chocolate
On on on on on
Ohn ohn ohn ohn ohn
Et une tête en bois
And a wooden head
À tous les repas
At every meal
Il a les yeux blancs
He has white eyes
Il boit du café au lait
He drinks milk coffee
Comme les poissons chats
Like catfish
Il a les yeux noirs
He has black eyes
Au lait, au lait, au lait
With milk, with milk, with milk
Cha la la la la
Sha la la la la
Il a les yeux arc-en-ceil
He has rainbow eyes
Et quand il a finit
And when he's done
Il a les yeux verts
He has green eyes
Et une tête en bois
And a wooden head
Il se met au lit
He goes to bed
Il a les yeux gris
He has gray eyes
Il boit la noix de coco
He drinks coconut juice
Ee, ee ee ee ee
Oh, oh oh oh oh
Sha la la la la
Il a les yeux arc-en-ceil
He has rainbow eyes
Avant de faire dodo
Before going to sleep

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