12 Tongue Twisters in English with Audio

Ready to have some fun?

Tongue twisters are expressions that are difficult to articulate or say.Tongue twisters are a way that you can learn and practice pronunciation and sounds of the English language. Tongue twisters can help improve your English fluency. See if you can say the tongue twisters faster than I did without making any mistakes!

1. Fuzzy Wuzzy was a bear,
Fuzzy Wuzzy had no hair,
Fuzzy Wuzzy wasn’t fuzzy,
Was he?

 

2. Rubber baby buggy bumper

 

3. Betty Botter bought a bit of butter
The butter Betty Botter bought was a bit bitter
And made her batter bitter.
But a bit of better butter makes better batter.
So Betty Botter bought a bit of better butter
Making Betty Botter’s bitter batter better

 

4. The sixth sick sheikh’s sixth sheep’s sick.

 

5. How much wood could a woodchuck chuck,
If a woodchuck could chuck wood?
A woodchuck could chuck as much wood as a woodchuck would chuck,
If a woodchuck could chuck wood.

 

6. She sells sea shells by the seashore.
The seashells she sells are seashells she is sure.

 

7. 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?

 

8. Twelve twins twirled twelve twigs.

 

9. Shy Shelly says she shall sew sheets.

 

10. Fred fed Ted bread, and Ted fed Fred bread.

 

11. I thought a thought.
But the thought I thought wasn’t the thought
You thought I thought.

 

12. Swan swam over the sea,
Swim, swan, swim!
Swan swam back again
Well swum, swan!

Did you have fun? Did your tongue get twisted? Subscribe to English Tonight’s email list. You will receive helpful English tips and updates every two weeks from English Tonight. Subscribe Now!

Comments

  1. Raquel Oliveira says:

    Awsome!!

  2. Thanks Raquel. I’m glad you like this post.

  3. Ronaldo Ricaldoni de Freitas says:

    What about these ones: “I never saw a saw like the saw I saw in Arkansas”; “Can you can can a can like a canner can can a can?”; “How much wood would a woodpecker peck if a woodpecker pecked wood?”. I hpoe you enjoy it!

  4. Hello Ronaldo,
    There are a lot of tongue twisters. Maybe I’ll do more on anther post if people like this post.
    Thanks for the comment!

  5. Luís Renato says:

    That’s really funny!

  6. Thanks for reading Luis.

  7. Henrique says:

    When I was doing a course my teacher put this on the board and he made us speak it. It was really fun. Now when I look at it I feel a little nostalgic.
    I’m in love with this blog, I’m improving my english with reviews and new lessons.
    Hugs to ya all!

  8. Thanks for the positive comments Henrique! You made me smile. Helping you improve your English is our number one goal. Keep visiting the blog and tell your friends, students and colleagues about English Tonight. Take care.

  9. Aidatul Husna says:

    wah.. really amazing !! ;)
    Let’s learn more.

  10. Alejandro R says:

    I really love ´em !! My students laugh when making these activities. Thanks a lot !!!

  11. diana oliveira says:

    it was really helping me in my english ability

  12. John Mahon says:

    Thank you for these. Really got fun speaking out these tongue twisters. They are awesome.

  13. It was really nice and I enjoyed..

  14. it was good

  15. it’s really nice i enjoyed , i know some tongue twisters but i never read now i read it it’s really good.thank u ..i am waiting for some new stuff

  16. its really enjoying !!

  17. yes

  18. Thanks for reading

  19. excellent

  20. Didik Santoso says:

    whoa, , cool !
    I’m waiting for the next stuff.

  21. Love it..!
    Learning and having fun ….!
    Waiting for the next things

  22. Karen Christy Brigole says:

    This is very useful. :)

Speak Your Mind

*