Sam Golden Gate San Francisco Song Lyrics, San Francisco song, Golden Gate Bridge Song

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Languages: English, French
Ressource Type: song, nursery rhyme
Theme: The United States
Age-range: infant-preschool, 4 – 8 years


Download the words of the song:
Sam Golden Gate Song


Sam” is a song for young children about the Golden Gate Bridge extracted from the book “J’apprends l’anglais par les chansons”. The song can be used to discover the city of San Francisco with children.

English Lyrics:


Have you ever heard
The strange story
That happened to Sam?
On the Golden Gate Bridge
A very windy day,
A very windy day,
He disappeared.

French translation:


As-tu jamais entendu
L’étrange histoire
Qui arriva à Sam ?
Sur le pont du Golden Gate
Un jour de très grand vent,
Un jour de très grand vent,
Il disparut.


Culture and Vocabulary:

  • The Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco.


  • The yes/no present perfect question form is used to ask about an unspecified (not specific) moment in the past. The question starts with the verb to have. Verb to have + subject + past participle + rest of the sentence?
  • Ever is not used in positive or negative statements. It is only used in questions with the present perfect.


  • Pronunciation of “bridge” \bʁidʒ\.
  • Pronunciation of “disappear” \ˌdɪs.ə.ˈpɪə(ɹ)\.
  • Pronunciation of  “wind” \ˈwɪnd\.

Teaching suggestions:


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