Vocal Tongue twisters

Here we list some of the famous tongue-twisters to help you practice your pronunciation in English:

  1. Both bustled busily buttering buns
  2. Lots of hot coffee in a proper copper coffee pot
  3. Crispy crunchy crinkly crackling
  4. A dozen double adapters
  5. Red lorry, yellow lorry (repeat)
  6. Round and round the rugged rocks the ragged rascals ran their rural races
  7. Silky soapsuds sparkling in the sun
  8. Succulent steaks and sizzling sausages
  9. Two toads totally tired of trying to trot to Tetbury
  10. Cows graze in groves on grass which grows in grooves in groves
  11. Can you imagine an imaginary menagerie-manager imagining an imaginary menagerie?
  12. Naughty Nettie’s knitting knotted nighties for the navy.
  13. Three tree twigs
  14. The seething sea ceaseth seething
  15. A bootblack blacks boots with a black blacking brush
  16. A regal rural ruler
  17. Slim Sam slid sideways
  18. Which wristwatches are Swiss wristwatches?
  19. Black bubbling brooks break brawling o’er their bounds
  20. The bitter blast blew bitingly through the bleak bare branches that day
  21. A glimpse of gurgling water in a gloomy gully
  22. Five fifths of the fifers are famed for their fun
  23. A thatcher thrice thrust through the thickest thatch
  24. She sells seashells by the seashore. The shells she sells are sea shells I’m sure.
  25. What a to-do to die today, at a minute or two to two; a thing distinctly hard to say, but harder still to do. We’ll beat a tattoo, at twenty to two, a rat-tat-tat- tat-tat-tat- tat-tat-tattoo 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.
  26. 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, how many pickled peppers did Peter Piper pick?
  27. 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 is sure to make my batter better. So she bought a bit of butter, better than her bitter butter, and she put it in her batter, and the batter was not bitter. So t’was better Betty Botter bought of a bit of better butter.
  28. A tutor who tooted the flute tried to tutor two tooters to toot. Said the two to the tutor “Is it easier to toot or to tutor two tooters to toot?”
  29. “I’m not a pheasant plucker, I’m a pheasant plucker’s son, I’m only plucking pheasants ‘till the pheasant plucker comes.”
  30. How much wood could a Wood Chuck chuck if a Wood Chuck could chuck wood? As much wood as a Wood Chuck could chuck if a Wood Chuck could chuck wood.
  31. It is easier to get Asian Aid to Asia by Easyjet air and eating eases the easy aeroplane ride.

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