Tongue Twisters

Tongue twisters – скороговорки.

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Black back bat


A big black bug bit a big black dog on his big black nose!


The big black bug bit the big black bear,
but the big black bear bit the big black bug back!


Bake big batches of bitter brown bread.


Bake big batches of brown blueberry bread.


Busy buzzing bumble bees.


Bobby Bippy bought a bat.
Bobby Bippy bought a ball.
With his bat Bob banged the ball
Banged it bump against the wall
But so boldly Bobby banged it
That he burst his rubber ball
«Boo!» cried Bobby
Bad luck ball
Bad luck Bobby, bad luck ball
Now to drown his many troubles
Bobby Bippy’s blowing bubbles.


Betty Botter bought some butter but, said she, the butter’s bitter.
If I put it in my batter, it will make my batter bitter.
But a bit of better butter will make my bitter batter better.
So she bought some better butter, better than the bitter butter,
put it in her bitter batter, made her bitter batter better.
So ‘t was better Betty Botter bought some better butter.



Did Doug dig Dick’s garden or did Dick dig Doug’s garden?


How much dew does a dewdrop drop
If dewdrops do drop dew?
They do drop, they do
As do dewdrops drop
If dewdrops do drop dew.


When a doctor doctors a doctor,
does the doctor doing the doctoring
doctor as the doctor being doctored wants to be doctored or
does the doctor doing the doctoring doctor as he wants to doctor?



Seventy seven benevolent elephants.


Elizabeth has eleven elves in her elm tree.



Frogfeet, flippers, swimfins.


Flies fly but a fly flies.


Four furious friends fought for the phone.


Fresh French fried fly fritters


Five frantic frogs fled from fifty fierce fishes.


Five fat friars frying flat fish.


Four poor fools filled four pools full.


A fly and flea flew into a flue,
said the fly to the flea ‘what shall we do?’
‘let us fly’ said the flea
said the fly ‘shall we flee’
so they flew through a flaw in the flue.



Gobbling gorgoyles gobbled gobbling goblins.


Green glass globes glow greenly.


The great Greek grape growers grow great Greek grapes.



John, where Peter had had «had had», had had «had»;
«had had» had had his master’s approval.


Her whole right hand really hurts.


A happy hippo hopped and hiccupped.



The queen in green screamed.

Denise sees the fleece,
Denise sees the fleas.
At least Denise could sneeze
and feed and freeze the fleas.


Sheena leads, Sheila needs.


I eat eel while you peel eel.


Silly sheep weep and sleep.


Through three cheese trees three free fleas flew.
While these fleas flew, freezy breeze blew.
Freezy breeze made these three trees freeze.
Freezy trees made these trees’ cheese freeze.
That’s what made these three free fleas sneeze.



Six sick hicks nick six slick bricks with picks and sticks.


Did Dick Pickens prick his pinkie pickling cheap cling peaches in an inch of Pinch or framing his famed French finch photos?


Triple Dickle



How can a clam cram in a clean cream can?


Can you can a can as a canner can can a can?


If you can’t can any candy can,
how many candy cans can a candy canner can
if he can can candy cans ?


How much caramel can a canny cannonball cram in a camel if a canny cannonball can cram caramel in a camel?


If coloured caterpillars could change their colours constantly could they keep their coloured coat coloured properly?



Luke Luck likes lakes.
Luke’s duck likes lakes.
Luke Luck licks lakes.
Luck’s duck licks lakes.
Duck takes licks in lakes Luke Luck likes.
Luke Luck takes licks in lakes duck likes.


Lady Luck dislikes losers.



Mary Mac’s mother’s making Mary Mac marry me.
My mother’s making me marry Mary Mac.
Will I always be so Merry when Mary’s taking care of me?
Will I always be so merry when I marry Mary Mac?


Mommy made me eat my M&Ms.


My mommy Molly makes me muffins on Monday mornings.



A proper cup of coffee from a proper copper coffee pot.



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?


Picky people pick Peter Pan Peanut Butter.
Peter Pan Peanut is the peanut picky people pick.


Picky people pick Peter Pan Peanut-Butter, ’tis the peanut-butter picky people pick.


If Pickford’s packers packed a packet of crisps would the packet of crisps that Pickford’s packers packed survive for two and a half years?


Pirates Private Property


Pete’s pa pete poked to the pea patch to pick a peck of peas for the poor pink pig in the pine hole pig-pen.



Roberta ran rings around the Roman ruins.


Round and round the rugged rock the ragged rascal ran.


How much pot, could a pot roast roast, if a pot roast could roast pot.


Rory the warrior and Roger the worrier were reared wrongly in a rural brewery.


The ruddy widow really wants ripe watermelon and red roses when winter arrives.




I scream, you scream, we all scream for icecream!


Six slimy snails sailed silently.


A slimey snake slithered down the sandy sahara.


Six sleek swans swam swiftly southwards.


Seven slick slimey snakes slowly sliding southward.

Slick slim slippers sliding south.


Singing Sammy sung songs on sinking sand.


Certified certificates from certified certificate certifiers.


A snake sneaks to seek a snack.


How many snacks could a snack stacker stack,
if a snack stacker snacked stacked snacks?


Sweet Sally Sanders said she sure saw seven segregated seaplanes sailing swiftly southward Saturday.


Sally sells sea shells by the sea shore. But if Sally sells sea shells by the sea shore then where are the sea shells Sally sells?


I saw Susie sitting in a shoe shine shop.
Where she sits she shines, and where she shines she sits.


How may saws could a see-saw saw if a see-saw could saw saws?


As I was in Arkansas I saw a saw that could outsaw any saw I ever saw-saw. If you happen to be in Arkansas and see a saw that outsaw the saw I saw-saw I’d like to see the saw you saw-saw.


When I went to Warsaw, I saw a saw that could outsaw any saw that I ever saw. Now, if you go to Warsaw and see a saw that could outsaw the saw I saw, I’d like to see your saw saw.


I saw a saw in Warsaw. Of all the saws I ever saw I never saw a saw that could saw, like the saw I saw in Warsaw.


Stupid superstition!


Sounding by sound is a sound method of sounding sounds.


Seth at Sainsbury’s sells thick socks.



Scissors sizzle, thistles sizzle.



Send toast to ten tense stout saints’ ten tall tents.


What a terrible tongue twister,
what a terrible tongue twister,
what a terrible tongue twister…


Mr. Tongue Twister tried to train his tongue to twist and turn to learn the letter «T».


Two tiny tigers take two taxis to town.


A Tudor who tooted the flute
tried to tutor two tooters to toot.
Said the two to the tutor,
«Is it harder to toot or
to tutor two tooters to toot?»


Tommy Tucker tried to tie Tammy Turtles’ tie.


Kantai can tie a tie. If Kantai can tie a tie,
why can’t I tie a tie like Kantai can tie a tie.


Two to two to Toulouse?


Three tree turtles took turns talking tongue twisters.
If three tree turtles took turns talking tongue twisters,
where’s the twisters the three tree turtles talked?



If Stu chews shoes, should Stu choose the shoes he chews?



How many cookies could a good cook cook If a good cook could cook cookies? A good cook could cook as much cookies as a good cook who could cook cookies.





World Wide Web


Swatch watch


Wayne went to Wales to watch walruses.


Very well, very well, very well …


I wish to wish the wish you wish to wish, but if you wish the wish the witch wishes, I won’t wish the wish you wish to wish.


I wish to wash my Irish wristwatch.


I wish I were what I was when I wished I were what I am.


Which wristwatch is a Swiss wristwatch?


Twelve twins twirled twelve twigs.


One-one was a race horse.
Two-two was one too.
One-one won one race.
Two-two won one too.


If two witches would watch two watches, which witch would watch which watch?


Why do you cry, Willy?
Why do you cry?
Why, Willy?
Why, Willy?
Why, Willy? Why?


Whether the weather be fine
or whether the weather be not.
Whether the weather be cold
or whether the weather be hot.
We’ll weather the weather

Whatever the weather
whether we like it or not.


How much wood could Chuck Woods’ woodchuck chuck, if Chuck Woods’ woodchuck could and would chuck wood? If Chuck Woods’ woodchuck could and would chuck wood, how much wood could and would Chuck Woods’ woodchuck chuck? Chuck Woods’ woodchuck would chuck, he would, as much as he could, and chuck as much wood as any woodchuck would, if a woodchuck could and would chuck wood.


While we were walking, we were watching window washers wash Washington’s windows with warm washing water.

A twister of twists once twisted a twist.
and the twist that he twisted was a three-twisted twist.
now in twisting this twist,
if a twist should untwist,
would the twist that untwisted untwist the twists?


Wow, race winners really want red wine right away!


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The thirty-three thieves thought that they thrilled the throne throughout Thursday.


Elizabeth’s birthday is on the third Thursday of this month.


Thirty-three thirsty thundering thoroughbreds thumped Mr. Thurber on Thursday.


Thirty-three thousand people think that Thursday is their thirtieth birthday.


I thought, I thought of thinking of thanking you.


He threw three free throws


Nothing is worth thousands of deaths.


There those thousand thinkers were thinking
where did those other three thieves go through.


Something in a thirty-acre thermal thicket of thorns and thistles thumped and thundered threatening the three-D thoughts of Matthew the thug — although, theatrically, it was only the thirteen-thousand thistles and thorns through the underneath of his thigh that the thirty year old thug thought of that morning.


There those thousand thinkers were thinking how did the other three thieves go through.


I thought a thought.
But the thought I thought
Wasn’t the thought I thought I thought.
If the thought I thought I thought,
Had been the thought I thought,
I wouldn’t have thought a thought.


Plymouth sleuths thwart Luther’s slithering.


King Thistle stuck a thousand thistles in the thistle of his thumb.
A thousand thistles King Thistle stuck in the thistle of his thumb.
If King Thistle stuck a thousand thistles in the thistle of his thumb,
How many thistles did King Thistle stick in the thistle of his thumb?



Ann and Andy’s anniversary is in April.

Hassock hassock, black spotted hassock. Black spot on a black back of a black spotted hassock.



She saw Sherif’s shoes on the sofa. But was she so sure she saw Sherif’s shoes on the sofa?


She said she should sit.


Shut up the shutters and sit in the shop.



Chester Cheetah chews a chunk of cheep cheddar cheese.



Casual clothes are provisional for leisurely trips across Asia.



Near an ear, a nearer ear, a nearly eerie ear.



On a lazy laser raiser lies a laser ray eraser.


Pail of ale aiding ailing Al’s travails.


I know a boy named Tate
who dined with his girl at eight eight.
I’m unable to state what Tate ate at eight eight
or what Tate’s tête à tête ate at eight eight.



Little Mike left his bike like Tike at Spike’s.


No need to light a night-light on a light night like tonight.



What noise annoys an oyster most?
A noisy noise annoys an oyster most.



No nose knows like a gnome’s nose knows.



Double bubble gum, bubbles double.



How much ground would a groundhog hog, if a groundhog could hog ground? A groundhog would hog all the ground he could hog, if a groundhog could hog ground.


How many berries could a bare berry carry,
if a bare berry could carry berries?
Well they can’t carry berries
(which could make you very wary)
but a bare berry carried is more scary!


Roofs of mushrooms rarely mush too much.


Rhys watched Ross switch his Irish wristwatch for a Swiss wristwatch.


Yellow butter, purple jelly, red jam, black bread.
Spread it thick, say it quick!
Yellow butter, purple jelly, red jam, black bread.
Spread it thicker, say it quicker!
Yellow butter, purple jelly, red jam, black bread.
Don’t eat with your mouth full!


Will you, William? Will you, William? Will you, William?
Can’t you, don’t you, won’t you, William?


How many sheets could a sheet slitter slit if a sheet slitter could slit sheets?


If you’re keen on stunning kites and cunning stunts,
buy a cunning stunning stunt kite.


Willie’s really weary.


I wish you were a fish in my dish


Excited executioner exercising his excising powers excessively.


Suzie Seaword’s fish-sauce shop sells unsifted thistles for thistle-sifters to sift.


I see a sea down by the seashore.
But which sea do you see down by the seashore?


I’m not the fig plucker,
nor the fig plucker’s son,
but I’ll pluck figs
till the fig plucker comes.


If you notice this notice,
you will notice that this notice is not worth noticing.


If Kantie can tie a tie and untie a tie,
why can’t I tie a tie and untie a tie like Kantie can.


There was a minimum of cinnamon in the aluminum pan.


Come, come,
Stay calm, stay calm,
No need for alarm,
It only hums,
It doesn’t harm.


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


She sells sea shells on the sea shore;
The shells that she sells are sea shells I’m sure.
So if she sells sea shells on the sea shore,
I’m sure that the shells are sea shore shells.


The batter with the butter is the batter that is better!


Can you imagine an imaginary menagerie manager
imagining managing an imaginary menagerie?


She is a thistle-sifter. She has a sieve of unsifted thistles and a sieve of sifted thistles and the sieve of unsifted thistles she sifts into the sieve of sifted thistles because she is a thistle-sifter.


Amidst the mists and coldest frosts,
With stoutest wrists and loudest boasts,
He thrusts his fists against the posts,
And still insists he sees the ghosts.