Tongue twisters

Practise and improve pronunciation by repeating these tongue twisters quickly

Tongue twisters are a series or words or sentences that may be difficult to say at first, especially at speed! Improve your pronunciation and fluency in English with the below tongue twisters. Try repeating them quickly 10 times!

Food related tongue twisters

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!

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?

Betty Botter bought some butter, but she said “This butter’s bitter!
But a bit of better butter will but make my batter better.”
So she bought some better butter, better than the bitter butter, and it made her batter better so ’twas better Betty Botter bought a bit of better butter!

I want a proper cup of coffee from a proper copper coffee pot.

Animal tongue twisters

A skunk sat on a stump.
The stump thought the skunk stunk.
The skunk thought the stump stunk
What stunk the skunk or the stump?

Eleven benevolent elephants.

Seven slick slimey snakes slowly sliding southward.

I’m not a pheasant plucker,
I’m a pheasant pluckers son.
And I’m only plucking pheasants
’till the pheasant plucker comes.

Whether the weather

Whether the weather be fine,
Or whether the weather be not,
Whether the weather be cold,
Or whether the weather be hot,
We’ll weather the weather,
Whatever the weather,
Whether we like it or not.

Short tongue twisters

The epitome of femininity.

Strange strategic statistics.

A fat thrush flies through thick fog.

Many an anemone sees an enemy anemone.

Which wristwatches are Swiss wristwatches?

Imagine an imaginary menagerie manager managing an imaginary menagerie.

Three grey geese in the green grass grazing.
Grey were the geese and green was the grass.

Lesser leather never weathered wetter weather better.

Crisp crusts crackle crunchily.

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