3rd January 2019
by John
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Tongue twister – Red lorry, yellow lorry

Here’s another classic English tongue twister that gets you to practice your “y” and “l” sounds. It’s particularly good practice for native Spanish speakers. Red lorry, yellow lorry.    (Repeat x4)

2nd January 2019
by John
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Tongue twister – She sells seashells

Here’s a classic English tongue twister that gets you to practice your “s“, “z” and “sh” sounds. It’s particularly good practice for native Spanish and Polish speakers. She sells seashells by the seashore. (Repeat x3)

1st December 2018
by John
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Pronunciation of “th”

One of the most difficult sounds for learners of English to pronounce is the the sound “th”, as in the word “thin”. This sound doesn’t exist in French, Italian or German. What did you think of the new theatre? I … Continue reading

1st November 2018
by John
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Tongue twister – Fresh fried fish

Here’s a tongue twister that will have your tongue in knots. It gets you to practise your “sh” sound. Not easy for Spanish speakers! Fresh fried fish, fish fresh fried, fish fried fresh, fresh fish fried! Listen, repeat and keep … Continue reading

1st October 2018
by John
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Tongue twister – I saw a kitten

Here’s another tongue twister that gets you to practise your “ch” and “k” sounds. It’s more diificult than you think. I saw a kitten eating chicken in the kitchen. Listen, repeat and keep practising until you master it!  

1st September 2018
by John
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Tongue twister – 36 thick silk threads

Here’s a short but difficult tongue twister that is not as easy as it looks. It gets you to practise making a difference between your ‘s’ and ‘th’ sound. A big challenge for native French speakers! Thirty-six thick silk threads. … Continue reading