Monday, July 25, 2011

Speech Articulation: Tongue Twisters (Series 3)


If you wish to improve your diction, in addition to taking instruction, it is imperative you practice every minute possible.  It is the quickest way in which incorrect habits are broken.

The cook put the cook-book in the cookery, then forgetting the cook-book was in a nook, the cook looked and looked but couldn’t find her cook-book.

Terry, the Tinker, and a tense teen-ager took a ten-penny nail to the top of a tall toppling tower. Tiny told Ted to take Terry’s tools to the tank of his toe.  And after he tapped on the tank with the  tap tip-toe  toward terry and to tell him to turn toward the tense teen-ager and to topple over the ten-penny nail.

Sister Susie sewed a soldier’s shoulder seam on a Singer sewing machine.  Sister Susie stitched a soldier’s shirt on a sewing machine.

Silly Sally still sells silver shells.

A shy little she said, “Shoo!”
To a fly and a flea in a flue.

If a woodchuch could chuck wood,
How much wood would a woodchuck could chuck wood?
He would chuck, he would, as much as he could,
If a woodchuck could chuck wood.