Diction Exercises & Tongue-Twisters

Exercises for Consonants  High roller, low roller, lower roller.  I need a box of biscuits, a box of mixed biscuits, and a biscuit mixer.  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?  He thrusts his fists against the posts and still insists he sees the ghosts.  Friday's Five Fresh Fish Specials.  Imagine an imaginary menagerie manager imagining managing an imaginary menagerie.  The Leith police dismisseth us.  Twixt this and six thick thistle sticks.  Red leather, yellow leather.  She sells seashells by the seashore, and the shells she sells are seashells.  The sixth Sikh Sheik's sixth sheep's sick.  Three free thugs set three thugs free.  Charles deftly switched straight flange strips.  Gwen glowered and grimaced at Glen's gleaming greens. Exercises for Vowels  Fancy! That fascinating character Harry McCann married Anne Hammond. (Be sure you are pronouncing all the "short a" sounds identically.)  Lot lost his hot chocolate at the loft.  Snoring Norris was marring the aria. Exercises for Everything  Eleven benevolent elephants.  Girl gargoyle, guy gargoyle.  She stood on the balcony inexplicably mimicking him hiccupping and amicably welcoming him in.  Six sick slick slim sycamore saplings. Repeaters These tongue twisters become more challenging the more you say them. So if you don't find each one "hard to say" at first, just keep repeating it until you do!        You know you need unique New York. Toy boat. Lemon liniment. Three free throws. Blue black bugs blood. Red lorry, yellow lorry. Giggle gaggle gurgle.

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