Tongue Twisters

7 February

Tongue twisters are a great way to practice and improve fluency.  Time yourself to see how quickly you can say these 3 popular traditional twisters, while also properly pronouncing each and every word.  If you can master them, you will be doing better than me.

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. The sixth sick sheik’s sixth sheep’s sick.

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