Tongue Twisters

Here are some tongue twisters for you to listen to. The transcripts are also provided for you to follow:

这里有一些绕口令让你们听。还提供了一些文本让你们一边听一边读:

Leave more tongue twisters in the comments and we will add them to the page.

在评论里面留下更多绕口令我们会将他们加在页面。

 



1. Yellow Butter

Yellow butter, purple jelly, red jam, black bread.
Spread it thicker, say it quicker!

2. The Great Greek

The great Greek grape growers grow great Greek grapes.

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3. Luke Luck

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

4. The Sixth Sick Sheik

The sixth sick sheik's sixth sheep's sick.

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5. The Thirty-Three Thieves

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

6. Send Toast

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

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7. How Can a Clam

How can a clam cram in a clean cream can.

8. I saw Susie

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

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9. Peter Piper

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?

10. A Big Black Bug

  1. A big black bug bit a big black bear, made the big black bear bleed blood. A big black bug bit a big black bear. Where's the big black bear the big black bug bit?


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11. A Bloke's Brake

 A bloke's back bike brake block broke.


12. A Box of Biscuits

 A box of biscuits, a batch of mixed biscuits.

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13. A Flea

 A flea and a fly flew up in a flue. Said the flea, "Let us fly!" Said the fly, "Let us flee! So they flew through a flaw in the flue.



14. A Flea and a Fly

A flea and a fly were trapped in a flue, and they tried to flee for their life. The flea said to the fly "Let's flee!" and the fly said to the flea "Let's fly!" Finally both the flea and fly managed to flee through a flaw in the flue. 

 

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15. A laurel-crowned clown!

16. A Lusty Lady

 A lusty lady loved a lawyer and longed to lure him from his laboratory.

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17. A Noisy Noise

 A noisy noise annoys an oyster.


18. A Pleasant Place

 A pleasant place to place a plaice is a place where a plaice is pleased to be placed.

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Comment by Tyrone on June 15, 2011 at 5:35pm
I added some more tongue twisters
Comment by David on June 11, 2011 at 12:52pm

Unique New York.

Urgent detergent!
We surely shall see the sun shine soon.
Which wristwatches are Swiss wristwatches?

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

Who washed Washington's white woollen underwear when Washington's washer woman went west?

Will you, William?

Where is the watch I put in my pocket to take to the shop because it had stopped?

You sent me your bill, Berry,  Before it was due, Berry;
Your father, the elder Berry,  Isn't such a goose, Berry.

 

 

1. Can you can a can as a canner can can a can?
 
你能够像罐头工人一样装罐头吗?
 
2. 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.  
 
我希望梦想着你梦想中的梦想,但是如果你梦想着女巫的梦想,我就不想梦想着你梦想中的梦想。
 
3. I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice-cream!  
 
我叫喊,你叫喊,我们都喊着要冰淇淋!
 
4. 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.  
 
如果一个好的厨师能做小甜饼,那么他能做多少小甜饼呢?一个好的厨师能做出和其它好厨师一样多的小甜饼。
 
5. The driver was drunk and drove the doctor's car directly into the deep ditch.
 
这个司机喝醉了,他把医生的车开进了一个大深沟里。
 
6. 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 whether we like it or not.
 
无论是晴天或是阴天。 无论是冷或是暖, 不管喜欢与否,我们都要经受风霜雨露。
 
7. 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? 
 
彼德派柏捏起一撮泡菜。   彼德派柏捏起的是一撮泡菜。   那么彼德派捏起的泡菜在哪儿?
 
8. 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 so much. 
 
我有一种想法,但是我的这种想法不是我曾经想到的那种想法。如果这种想法是我曾经想到的想法,我就不会想那么多了。
 
9. Amid the mists and coldest frosts,  With barest wrists and stoutest boasts,  He thrusts his fists against the posts,  And still insists he sees the ghosts.  
 
雾蒙蒙,冰霜冻,   手腕儿空空,话儿涌,   只见他猛所拳头往柱子上砸,   直说自己把鬼碰。
 
10. Badmin was able to beat Bill at billiards, but Bill always beat Badmin badly at badminton.  
 
巴德明在台球上能够打败比尔,但是打羽毛球比尔常常大败巴德明。
 
11. Betty beat a bit of butter to make a better butter.  
 
贝蒂敲打一小块黄油要做一块更好的奶油面。
 
12. Rita repeated what Reardon recited when Reardon read the remarks.  
 
当里尔登读评论时,丽塔重复里尔登背诵的东西。
 
13. Few free fruit flies fly from flames.  
 
没有几只果蝇从火焰中飞过去。
 
14. Fifty-five flags freely flutter from the floating frigate. 
 
 五十五面旗子在轻轻漂浮的战舰上自由的飘扬。
 
15. There is no need to light a night light on a light night like tonight.   for a  bright night light is just like a slight light.  
 
 像今夜这样明亮的夜晚,就不需要点一盏夜灯,因为明亮的夜灯也会变得微弱。
 
17. A pleasant peasant keeps a pleasant pheasant and both the peasant and the pheasant are having a pleasant time together.  
 
一位和气的农民养了一只伶俐的野鸡,而且这位和气的农民和这只伶俐的野鸡在一起度过了一段很美好的时光。
 
Comment by David on June 11, 2011 at 12:51pm

Of all the felt I ever felt, I never felt a piece of felt which felt as fine as that felt felt,

when first I felt that felt hat's felt.
Old oily Ollie oils old oily autos.

Once upon a barren moor there dwelt a bear, also a boar. The bear could not bear the boar. The boar thought the bear a bore. At last the bear could bear no more of that boar that bored him on the moor, and so one morn he bored the boar - that boar will bore the bear no more.

One smart fellow, he felt smart. Two smart fellows, they felt smart. Three smart

fellows, they all felt smart.

One-One was a racehorse. Two-Two was one, too. When One-One won one race,

Two-Two won one, too.
Pacific Lithograph.

Peggy Babcock.

Plague-bearing prairie dogs.

Please pay promptly.

Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled pepper prepared by his parents and put them in a

big paper plate.

Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers. Did Peter Piper pick a peck of pickled peppers?  If Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers,  where's the peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked?

Quick kiss. Quicker kiss.
Real weird rear wheels.

Red lorry, yellow lorry, red lorry, yellow lorry.

Robin Redbreast's bad breath.
Sam's shop stocks short spotted socks.
Sarah sitting in her sitting room, all she does is sits and shifts, all she does is sits and shifts

Say this sharply, say this sweetly, Say this shortly, say this softly. Say this sixteen times in succession.

Selfish shellfish.

She said she should sit.

She sees cheese.

She sells seashells by the sea shore. The shells she sells are surely seashells. So if she sells shells on the seashore, I'm sure she sells seashore shells.

She sifted thistles through her thistle-sifter.

Sheep shouldn't sleep in a shack. Sheep should sleep in a shed.

Shelter for six sick scenic sightseers.

Shredded Swiss cheese.

Shy Shelly says she shall sew sheets.

Silly Sally swiftly shooed seven silly sheep. The seven silly sheep Silly Sally shooed shilly-shallied south. These sheep shouldn't sleep in a shack; sheep should sleep in a shed.

Silly sheep weep and sleep.

Six sharp smart sharks.

Six shimmering sharks' sharply striking shins.

Six short slow shepherds.

Six slippery snails, slid slowly seaward.

Six sticky sucker sticks.

Six twin screwed steel steam cruisers.

Six thick thistle sticks. Six thick thistles stick.

"Surely Sylvia swims!" shrieked Sammy, surprised. "Someone should show Sylvia some strokes so she shall not sink." 

So she bought a bit of butter,  better than her bitter butter,

and she baked it in her batter,  and the batter was not bitter.
So 'twas better Betty Botter  bought a bit of better butter.
Thank the other three brothers of their father's mother's brother's side.
The blue bluebird blinks.

The cat catchers can't catch caught cats.

The crow flew over the river with a lump of raw liver.

The epitome of femininity.

The sixth sick sheik's sixth sheep's sick.

The soldiers shouldered shooters on their shoulders.

The sun shines on shop signs.

The two-twenty-two train tore through the tunnel.

There was cinnamon in the aluminum pan.

Thieves seize skis.

Three gray geese in the green grass grazing. Gray were the geese and green was the grass.

Tim, the thin twin tinsmith.

Tiny orangutan tongues!

Toy boat. Toy boat. Toy boat.

Tragedy strategy.

Comment by David on June 11, 2011 at 12:49pm

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

Cedar shingles should be shaved and saved. 

Cheap ship trip. 

Cheryl's chilly cheap chip shop sells Cheryl's cheap chips. 

Chop shops stock chops. 

Crisp crusts crackle crunchily.

Diligence dismisseth despondency. 

Don't pamper damp scamp tramps that camp under ramp lamps. 

Double bubble gum bubbles double.

Dust is a disk's worst enemy.
Ed had edited it. 

Flash message!

Flee from fog to fight flu fast.

Fred fed Ted bread, and Ted fed Fred bread.

Freshly fried fresh flesh.

Freshly-fried flying fish.

Friendly Frank flips fine flapjacks.

Fuzzy wuzzy was a bear. Fuzzy wuzzy had no hair. Fuzzy wuzzy wasn't fuzzy. Was he?

Gertie's great-grandma grew aghast at Gertie's grammar.

Girl gargoyle, guy gargoyle.

Give me the gift of a grip top sock: a drip-drape, ship-shape, tip-top sock.

Give Mr. Snipa's wife's knife a swipe.

Give papa a cup of proper coffee in a copper coffee cup.

Good blood,  bad blood.

Greek grapes.
He thrusts his fists against the posts and still insists he sees the ghosts.

How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood? He would chuck, he would, as much as he could, and chuck as much wood as a woodchuck would if a woodchuck could chuck wood.

I am not the pheasant plucker, I'm the pheasant plucker's mate. I am only plucking

   pheasants 'cause the pheasant plucker's running late.
I cannot bear to see a bear bear down upon a hare. When bare of hair he strips the

hare, Right there I cry, "Forbear!"

I correctly recollect Rebecca MacGregor's reckoning.

I saw Esau kissing Kate. I saw Esau, he saw me, and she saw I saw Esau.

I slit a sheet, a sheet I slit. Upon the slitted sheet, I sit.

I thought a thought. But the thought I thought wasn't the thought I thought I thought.

I wish you were a fish in my dish.

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

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

If a shipshape ship shop stocks six shipshape shop-soiled ships, how many shipshape shop-soiled ships would six shipshape ship shops stock?

Irish wristwatch.

Is there a pleasant peasant present?

Is this your sister's sixth zither, sir?
Just think, that sphinx has a sphincter that stinks!
Knapsack straps.

Knife and a fork, bottle and a cork, that is the way you spell New York.
Lily ladles little Letty's lentil soup.

Listen to the local yokel yodel.

Lovely lemon liniment.
Meet Sir Cecil Thistlethwaite, the celebrated theological statistician.

Mix, Miss Mix!

Moose noshing much mush.

Moses supposes his toeses are roses, but moses supposes erroneously. For moses, he knowses his toeses aren't roses as moses supposes his toeses to be!

Mrs. Smith's Fish Sauce Shop.

My dame hath a lame tame crane. My dame hath a crane that is lame.

Mr. Cook said to a cook: "Look at this cook-book. It's very good." So the cook took

the advice of Mr. Cook and bought the book.
Nine nice night nurses nursing nicely.

Comment by Tyrone on June 10, 2011 at 3:44pm
David - 我等Rob上班再录下来,应该下周一做好
Comment by David on June 10, 2011 at 9:49am

A big black bug bit a big black bear, made the big black bear bleed blood. 

A big black bug bit a big black bear. Where's the big black bear the big black bug bit?

A bitter biting bittern bit a better brother bittern, and the bitter better bittern bit the bitter biter back. And the bitter bittern, bitten, by the better bitten bittern, said: "I'm a bitter  biter bit, alack!"

A bloke's back bike brake block broke.

A box of biscuits, a batch of mixed biscuits. 

A flea and a fly flew up in a flue. Said the flea, "Let us fly!" Said the fly, "Let us flee!

 So they flew through a flaw in the flue. 

A flea and a fly were trapped in a flue, and they tried to flee for their life. The flea said to the fly "Let's flee!" and the fly said to the flea "Let's fly!" Finally both the flea and fly managed to flee through a flaw in the flue. 

A laurel-crowned clown! 

A lusty lady loved a lawyer and longed to lure him from his laboratory. 

A noisy noise annoys an oyster. 

A pleasant place to place a plaice is a place where a plaice is pleased to be placed.

A skunk sat on a stump. The skunk thought the stump stunk, and the stump thought the skunk stunk. 

A skunk sat on a stump and thunk the stump stunk,but the stump thunk the skunk stunk.

A tidy tiger tied a tie tighter to tidy her tiny tail. 

A tree toad loved a she-toad who lived up in a tree. He was a two-toed tree toad but a three-toed toad was she. The two-toed tree toad tried to win the three-toed she-toad's heart, for the two-toed tree toad loved the ground that the three-toed tree toad trod. But the two-toed tree toad tried in vain. He couldn't please her whim. From her tree toad bower with her three-toed power the she-toad vetoed him. 

A tutor who tooted a flute tried to tutor two tooters to toot. Said the two to their tutor, "Is it harder to toot or to tutor two tooters to toot?"

All I want is a proper cup of coffee made in a proper copper coffee pot, you can believe it or not, but I just want a cup of coffee in a proper coffee pot. Tin coffee pots or iron coffee pots are of no use to me. If I can't have a proper cup of coffee in a proper copper coffee pot, I'll have a cup of tea!

Amidst the mists and coldest frosts, with stoutest wrists and loudest boasts, he thrusts his fist against the posts and still insists he sees the ghosts.

Are our oars oak? 

A Finnish fisher named Fisher failed to fish any fish one Friday afternoon and finally he found out a big fissure in his fishing-net.

A snow-white swan swiftly to catch a slowly-swimming snake in a lake.

A writer named Wright was instructing his little son how to write Wright right. He said: "It is not right to write Wright as 'rite'---try to write Wright aright!"

A tall eastern girl named Short long loved a big Mr. Little. But Little, thinking little of Short, loved a little lass named Long. To belittle Long. Short announced She would marry Little before long. This caused Little shortly to marry Long. To make a long story short, did tall Short love big Little less because Little loved little Long more?

Betty and Bob brought back blue balloons from the big bazaar. 

Betty beat a bit of butter to make a better batter.

Betty better butter Brad's bread. 

Black bugs' blood.

Brad's big black bath brush broke.

Bright blows the broom on the brook's bare brown banks. 

Brisk brave brigadiers brandished broad bright blades, blunderbusses, and bludgeons - balancing them badly.

Betty Botter had some butter, "But," she said, "this butter's bitter. If I bake this bitter butter, it would make my batter bitter. But a bit of better butter -- that would make my batter better."

Bob bought a big bag of buns to bait the bears' babies.

Bill's big brother is building a beautiful building between two big brick blocks.</</body>

Comment by David on June 10, 2011 at 9:46am
A big black bug bit a big black bear, made the big black bear bleed blood.
Comment by Tyrone on June 9, 2011 at 5:09pm
The download buttons should be working now
Comment by Eric Velouria on June 9, 2011 at 2:32pm
Whoa! Tongue Twisters!! Awesome!!!! I am going to practice these!!
Comment by Tyrone on June 9, 2011 at 2:09pm
I am working on the download buttons so people can download the recordings.
Comment by Tyrone on June 9, 2011 at 2:08pm
If you vote on the same computer as someone who as already voted it will not work
Comment by Edna on June 9, 2011 at 12:30pm

The vote counter doesn't work. The number didn't change after I voted.

Comment by Tyrone on June 8, 2011 at 5:20pm
The poll is in the comments - get voting people
Comment by Tyrone on June 8, 2011 at 5:01pm
Comment by Amay on June 8, 2011 at 4:56pm

wow.. I see . it's helpful.

A poll? between you and Robbie ?HAHA

Comment by Tyrone on June 8, 2011 at 4:53pm
I am going to create a poll to see who's voice sounds the best.
Comment by Tyrone on June 8, 2011 at 4:52pm
Yes it is Rob and I. We thought it would be a good idea to show the different accents because then you can easily hear which words we pronounce differently.
Comment by Amay on June 8, 2011 at 4:44pm

I have listened them all . Is that you and Robbie's accent? ah..

I can hear the difference between American accent and South African accent from the tape.   But i am confuesd that why you show this two accents us.?

Comment by Tyrone on June 8, 2011 at 4:31pm
Look now - I have added all of them with American and South African accents
Comment by Amay on June 8, 2011 at 3:16pm
哈哈哈哈哈哈哈 just only one twister? Peter piper.....

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