Ready to have some fun with the sound of words?
The students need to have got to grips with the majority of the words and sounds to have fun with this game. These English Tongue Twisters are a excellent way to get your classroom into a buzz.
Even native English speakers find the tongue twisters difficult – try our suggestions below with them as fast as possible, three times in a row – correctly!
Use these to play Relay Race – see here for details. It’s suitable for both children and adults.
A proper copper coffee pot.
Around the rugged rocks the ragged rascals ran.
How can a clam cram in a clean cream can?
A box of biscuits, a box of mixed biscuits and a biscuit mixer!
I scream, you scream, we all scream for icecream!
Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled pepper.
A peck of pickled pepper Peter Piper picked.
If Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled pepper,
Where’s the peck of pickled pepper Peter Piper picked?
Pink lorry, yellow lorry.
Red leather, yellow leather, red leather, yellow leather.
She sells sea-shells on the sea-shore.
Six sleek swans swam swiftly southwards.
He threw three balls.
Three grey geese in green fields grazing.
We surely shall see the sun shine soon.
Four furious friends fought for the phone.
Click here for Relay Race, one of many games to use with these tongue twisters. It’s suitable for both children and adults.