2nd November 2009 - 26th February 2010
How many different versions can we collect on this site between November and February?
Frère Jacques is a song that has travelled the world. Jacques may change to John, Ivan, Martin or other names and the song remains recognisable. This is a fantastic opportunity to use the video bank to submit the song in another language, or even a round of different languages. Submit a video and celebrate linguistic diversity in your school, the region and beyond.
Why not visit these two sites for inspiration.
Web pages of a multilingual school in Lille, France. There is a range of interesting sections including: Frère Jacques in a large number of other languages, traditional songs from around the world sung by children and videos of school visits.
A German primary school with Frère Jacques sung by children in their home language. There are 12 different languages.