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Practice Perfect Pronunciation on November 8: Tongue Twister Day

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Improve your language skills and have a laugh on Tongue Twister Day! Tongue twisters are silly, usually alliterative, repetitive phrases of various lengths, used to warm up vocal cords and facial muscles, enhance enunciation and ultimately gain perfect pronunciation.

Have fun by challenging your friends and family with these tricky tongue-twisters. The flubs sound funny and you’ll be laughing as you try to master each one.

  • How much wood could a woodchuck chuck, if a woodchuck could chuck wood? (2x)
  • Sally sells seashells by the seashore (3x)
  • Rubber baby buggy bumpers (3x)
  • An ape hates grape cakes (3x)
  • You know unique New York (3x)
  • He threw three free throws (3x)
  • Red leather, yellow leather (3x)
  • Toy boat (5x)

Too easy? Try to increase your speed, yet maintain your perfect pronunciation within every repetition. Mastered the list above? Create your own crazy, tongue-tying combination!