Friday, February 26, 2010

Pronunciation tips - Tongue Twisters

Tongue Twisters

Tongue Twisters are lots of fun (and difficult). They often don't make much sense, but they certainly exercise your pronunciation muscles. Four tongue twisters are listed below. Click on the link to go to the tongue twister and recording, listen as often as you want, and give them a try on your own!

Peter Piper

Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers.

Did Peter Piper pick a peck of pickled peppers?

If Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers,where's the peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked?

Betty Botter

Betty Botter had some butter,

"But," she said, "this butter's bitter.

If I bake this bitter butter,

it would make my batter bitter.

But a bit of better butter--that would make my batter better."
So she bought a bit of butter,

better than her bitter butter,and she baked it in her batter,and the batter was not bitter.So 'twas better Betty Botterbought a bit of better butter.

Sea Shells by the Sea Shore

She sells sea shells by the seashore.

The shells she sells are surely seashells.

So if she sells shells on the seashore,

I'm sure she sells seashore shells.

A Flea and a Fly

A flea and a fly flew up in a flue.

Said the flea, "Let us fly!"

Said the fly, "Let us flee!"

So they flew through a flaw in the flue.


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 wouldif a woodchuck could chuck wood.

1 comment:

shravan kumar said...

very nice man...
(this tongue twister)

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