Tongue Twisters

Sarah Hussain By Sarah Hussain, 31st Jan 2015 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL http://nut.bz/3073ie2n/
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Tongue twisters are sentences containing alliteration. Alliteration refers to the same phonetic sound repeated at the beginning of each word, for several words.
Tongue Twisters are hard to say because the repetition of the same phonetic sound creates issues with pronunciation and clarity of words.

Game

Native English speakers find great fun in learning tongue twisters because many people turn them into games to see how many people can say them three times, fast.
Practicing tongue twisters allows people who are learning English to strengthen their speech skills. The faster a person can say the tongue twister without slipping up, the stronger their language skills become.

Popular Tongue Twisters

1) How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?

2) 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?

3) She sells sea shells down by the sea shore.

4) A big black bug bit a big black bear, made the big black bear bleed blood.

5) If two witches were watching two watches, which witch would watch which watch?

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author avatar Sarah Hussain
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author avatar GV Rama Rao
2nd Feb 2015 (#)

Good fun and enjoyed reading this piece.

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author avatar Sivaramakrishnan A
8th Feb 2015 (#)

It is fun for the young but not so for the old! Nice share, thanks - siva

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