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This tongue twister focuses on two very tricky sounds in English, which are the /θ/ and /ð/sounds. Try saying the tongue twister "The thirty three thieves thought that they thrilled the throne throughout Thursday"... 

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These two tongue twisters focus on the difference in English pronunciation between the sounds /v/ and /b/. Let's start with the tongue twister "Betty loves the velvet vest best" and then we'll try "Vivian believes violent violet bugs have very big value". 

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These two tongue twisters will help us pronounce the unvoiced /t/ sound in English and the voiced /d/ sound. Let's start with "Two tiny tigers take two taxis to town"... 

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The next two tongue twisters will show you how to correctly make the /r/ sound in English. The first tongue twister is "Roberta ran rings around the Roman ruins" followed by "Round and round the rugged rock the ragged rascal ran". Good luck! 

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The next two tongue twisters will show you how to make the /s/ sound and the /sh/ sound in English. The first one is "I saw Suzie sitting in a shoe shine shop. Where she sits she shines and where she shines she sits". Be careful with this one. If you get it wrong, you will end up saying something else completely!

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The next two tongue twisters will teach you how to make the /w/ sound in English pronunciation. We'll start with the tongue twister "Wayne went to Wales to watch walruses" and then we'll move on to "If two witches watched two watches, which witch would watch which watch?"

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These two tongue twisters will show you the difference between /w/ and /v/ in English pronunciation. We'll start with the tongue twister "Wild vines make fine vintage wines" and then the longer and more challenging "Vivian was very wary of Vinnie and Winnie's vicious, villainous ways". Enjoy!

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The first tongue twister we will look at together practises the /s/ sound - "Singing Sammy sung songs on sinking sand". The next one though is much harder (and longer) as it puts the /s/ and /z/ sounds together. The tongue twister is "Denise sees the fleece, Denise sees the fleas. At least Denise could sneeze and feed and freeze the fleas". Take it slowly in order to get it right!

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This tongue twister focuses on the difference in English pronunciation between the sounds /f/ and /v/. Let's start with the tongue twister "Four furious friends fought for the phone" and then we'll try "Five very funny flies"...

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These two tongue twisters focus on the difference in English pronunciation between the sounds /p/ and /b/. We'll start with the tongue twister "Patty baked a big apple pie for Peter's birthday party" and then we'll look at "The pit bull barked before biting the petrified postman".

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This tongue twister will help you practise the /th/ and /s/ sounds together, which are often difficult for learners of English - "Seth at Sainsbury's sells thick socks". Remember to say it slowly with me first so you can get it right and then when you feel more confident you can speed up! Remember, practice makes perfect...

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English pronunciation can be a bit tricky so let's practise the sounds of English together starting with the tongue twister "How can a clam cram in a clean cream can?"

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This tongue twister will help you make the /r/ sound with the /w/ sound in English. Try this one slowly at first. "Rhys watched Ross switch his Irish wristwatch for a Swiss wristwatch". Best of luck with that one!

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