60 Tongue Twisters To Improve Pronunciation In English And For Fun

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Tongue Twisters are a great fun way to practice the pronunciation and improve fluency. Tongue twister also helps in improving the enunciation by using alliteration, which emphasizes on the repetition of one sound. Tongue twister words are a sequence and rapidly repeated pronunciation which is difficult even for the native speakers.

Often, a bunch of similar words following one another with different syllables makes a tongue twister challenge. These are not just for kids but fun for all age groups. Mostly used by the public speakers, actors, politicians etc. for practising to have clearer sound and articulation. English tongue twisters are many and very popular. It is the best when you say them as quick as possible. Also if you master them, you become much more a confident speaker.

60 List Of Tongue Twisters:

Tongue twisters in English are many, but we have listed the excellent tongue twisters for you to learn and improvise the pronunciation. There are many short tongue twisters we have included which look easy but are the most challenging ones!

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1. Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers

  • A peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked
  • If Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers
  • Where’s the peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked?

2. Betty Botter bought some butter

  • But she said the butter’s bitter
  • If I put it in my batter, it will make my batter bitter
  • But a bit of better butter will make my batter better
  • So ‘twas better Betty Botter bought a bit of better butter

3. How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?

  • He would chuck, he would, as much as he could, and chuck as much wood
  • As a woodchuck would if a woodchuck could chuck wood

4. Silly Sally swiftly shooed seven silly sheep.

  • The seven silly sheep Silly Sally shooed
  • Shilly-shallied south.
  • These sheep shouldn't sleep in a shack;
  • Sheep should sleep in a shed

5. She sells seashells by the seashore

6. How can a clam cram in a clean cream can?

7. I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream

8. I saw Susie sitting in a shoeshine shop

9. Susie works in a shoeshine shop. Where she shines she sits, and where she sits she shines

10. Fuzzy Wuzzy was a bear. Fuzzy Wuzzy had no hair. Fuzzy Wuzzy wasn’t fuzzy, was he?

11. The sixth sick sheik's sixth sheep's sick.

  • [A great fact to know about this would be that The Guinness Book of World Records this is the toughest tongue twister so far.]

12. Can you can a can as a canner can can a can?

13. I have got a date at a quarter to eight; I’ll see you at the gate, so don’t be late

14. You know New York, you need New York, you know you need unique New York

15. All I want is a proper cup of coffee,

  • Made in a proper copper coffee pot
  • I may be off my dot
  • But I want a cup of coffee
  • From a proper coffee pot

16. Round the rough and rugged rock the ragged rascal rudely ran.

17. I saw a kitten eating chicken in the kitchen

18. If a dog chews shoes, whose shoes does he choose?

19. Eddie edited it

20. Tin coffee pots and iron coffee pots

  • They're no use to me -
  • If I can't have a proper cup of coffee
  • In a proper copper coffee pot
  • I'll have a cup of tea.

21. Willie’s really weary

22. A big black bear sat on a big black rug

23. Tom threw Tim three thumbtacks

24. He threw three free throws

25. Amidst the mists and coldest frosts,

  • With stoutest wrists and loudest boasts,
  • He thrusts his fists against the posts,
  • And still insists he sees the ghosts.

26. I thought I thought of thinking of thanking you

27. I wish to wash my Irish wristwatch

28. Near an ear, a nearer ear, a nearly eerie ear

29. Nine nice night nurses nursing nicely

30. So, this is the sushi chef

31. Which witch is which?

32. Four fine fresh fish for you

33. Wayne went to Wales to watch walruses

34. Stupid superstition

35. Eleven benevolent elephants

36. Two tried and true tridents

37. Rolling red wagons

38. Black back bat

39. She sees cheese

40. Truly rural

41. Two tiny timid toads trying to trot to Tarrytown

42. Nine nimble noblemen nibbling nuts

43. Quizzical quiz, kiss me quick

44. Imagine an imaginary menagerie manager managing an imaginary menagerie.

45. What a to do to die today

  • At a minute or two to two
  • A thing distinctly hard to say
  • And harder still to do.

46. For they'll beat a tattoo at twenty to two

  • A rat-tat-tat-Tat-tat-tat-Tat-tat-tat-too
  • And the dragon will come when he hears the drum,
  • At a minute or two to two today
  • At a minute or two to two.

47. Six sticky skeletons

48. Red Buick, blue Buick

49. Red lorry, yellow lorry

50. Thin sticks, thick bricks

51. We surely shall see the sun shine soon

52. Which wristwatches are Swiss wristwatches?

53. Good blood, bad blood

54. Pre-shrunk silk shirts

55. Ed had edited it.

56. A skunk sat on a stump and thunk the stump stunk, but the stump thunk the skunk stunk

57. Lesser leather never weathered wetter weather better

58. Fred fed Ted bread, and Ted fed Fred bread

59. I slit the sheet, the sheet I slit, and on the slitted sheet I sit

60. Of all the vids I’ve ever viewed, I’ve never viewed a vid as valued as Alex’s engVid vid

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