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TONGUE TWISTERS
A phrase that is designed to be
difficult to say…
By Piers Midwinter
INTRODUCTION
Listening and trying to say tongue twisters
is one way to improve your English
pronunciation. They are fun to...
Betty Botter bought a bit of butter. The butter
Betty Botter bought was a bit bitter And
made her batter bitter. But a bit...
How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if
a woodchuck could chuck wood? He would
chuck, he would, as much as he could, and
...
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 fle...
A canner can can anything that he can,
But a canner can’t open a can, can he?
If two witches were watching two
watches, which witch would watch
which watch?
The sixth sick sheik's
sixth sheep's sick
A big bug bit a bold
bald bear and the bold
bald bear bled blood
badly.
A mother to her son did utter
"Go, my son, and shut the shutter"
"The shutter's shut" the son did
utter "I cannot shut it ...
Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled
peppers. A peck of pickled peppers Peter
Piper picked. If Peter Piper picked a peck
o...
She sells sea-shells on the sea-shore.
The shells she sells are sea-shells, I'm
sure.
For if she sells sea-shells on the s...
I thought a thought.
But the thought I thought wasn’t
the thought I thought I thought.
Frivolous fat Frannie
fried fresh fish furiously.
Brisk brave brigadiers brandished
broad bright blades, blunderbusses,
and bludgeons - Balancing them
badly.
Can you can a canned can into an
un-canned can like a canner can can
a canned can into an un-canned can?
If you must cross a course cross cow
across a crowded cow crossing, cross
the cross coarse cow across the
crowded cow cros...
Imagine an imaginary menagerie
manager managing an imaginary
menagerie.
I'm not the pheasant plucker, I'm the
pheasant plucker's mate, And I'm only
plucking pheasants 'cause the pheasant
plucker...
A tutor who tooted the flute Tried to
tutor two tooters to toot Said the two
to the tutor "Is it tougher to toot Or
to tut...
Silly Sally swiftly shooed seven silly
sheep. The seven silly sheep Silly
Sally shooed Shilly-shallied
south. These sheep ...
Three sweet switched Swiss witches
Watch three washed Swiss witch
Swatch watch switches. Which sweet
switched Swiss witch ...
Theophilus Thadeus Thistledown, The successful thistle-
sifter, While sifting a sieve-full of unsifted thistles, Thrust
th...
The end
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  1. 1. TONGUE TWISTERS A phrase that is designed to be difficult to say… By Piers Midwinter
  2. 2. INTRODUCTION Listening and trying to say tongue twisters is one way to improve your English pronunciation. They are fun to try and are a challenge for anyone! So don't worry if you make mistakes. Just have fun!
  3. 3. Betty Botter bought a bit of butter. The butter Betty Botter bought was a bit bitter And made her batter bitter. But a bit of better butter makes better batter. So Betty Botter bought a bit of better butter Making Betty Botter's bitter batter better
  4. 4. 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.
  5. 5. 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.
  6. 6. A canner can can anything that he can, But a canner can’t open a can, can he?
  7. 7. If two witches were watching two watches, which witch would watch which watch?
  8. 8. The sixth sick sheik's sixth sheep's sick
  9. 9. A big bug bit a bold bald bear and the bold bald bear bled blood badly.
  10. 10. A mother to her son did utter "Go, my son, and shut the shutter" "The shutter's shut" the son did utter "I cannot shut it any shutter!”
  11. 11. 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?
  12. 12. She sells sea-shells on the sea-shore. The shells she sells are sea-shells, I'm sure. For if she sells sea-shells on the sea- shore Then I'm sure she sells sea-shore shells.
  13. 13. I thought a thought. But the thought I thought wasn’t the thought I thought I thought.
  14. 14. Frivolous fat Frannie fried fresh fish furiously.
  15. 15. Brisk brave brigadiers brandished broad bright blades, blunderbusses, and bludgeons - Balancing them badly.
  16. 16. Can you can a canned can into an un-canned can like a canner can can a canned can into an un-canned can?
  17. 17. If you must cross a course cross cow across a crowded cow crossing, cross the cross coarse cow across the crowded cow crossing carefully.
  18. 18. Imagine an imaginary menagerie manager managing an imaginary menagerie.
  19. 19. I'm not the pheasant plucker, I'm the pheasant plucker's mate, And I'm only plucking pheasants 'cause the pheasant plucker's late. I'm not the pheasant plucker, I'm the pheasant plucker's son, And I'm only plucking pheasants till the pheasant pluckers come.
  20. 20. A tutor who tooted the flute Tried to tutor two tooters to toot Said the two to the tutor "Is it tougher to toot Or to tutor two tooters to toot?”
  21. 21. 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.
  22. 22. Three sweet switched Swiss witches Watch three washed Swiss witch Swatch watch switches. Which sweet switched Swiss witch watches. Which washed Swiss witch Swatch watch switch?
  23. 23. Theophilus Thadeus Thistledown, The successful thistle- sifter, While sifting a sieve-full of unsifted thistles, Thrust three thousand thistles through the thick of his thumb. Now, if Theophilus Thadeus Thistledown, The successful thistle- sifter, Thrust three thousand thistles through the thick of his thumb, See that thou, while sifting a sieve-full of unsifted thistles, Thrust not three thousand thistles through the thick of thy thumb.
  24. 24. The end www.dragon-class.com
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