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  • Hello everybody I'm Niharika and thank you for clicking on this video

  • Well! Today we are gonna have fun with words.

  • Tongue Twisters to improve your English pronunciation

  • we are gonna look at some tongue twisters.

  • Now, tongue twisters help you to improve your pronunciation.

  • Well these are set of jumbled group of words that are designed to be difficult to

  • articulate rapidly and correctly so many people do get confused with certain

  • sounds. So, we are gonna look at those specific sounds and with the help of

  • tongue twisters you would get it correct. So let's get started. The first two

  • tongue twisters here will help you to correct your pronunciation of the sound

  • /s/ and /sh/, because many people use it incorrectly, so let's get started

  • She sells sea shells on the sea shore.

  • Now, remember you have to say these tongue twisters really fast and if you don't

  • get it the first time its okay you can just have fun with it. So, keep practicing

  • and you will get it. So the first one here is - She sells - So here the /sh/ will be the /sh/

  • sound. So She sells - it's again the /s/ sound... She sells sea shells on the sea shore. So come on let's do

  • it real fast -She sells sea shells on the sea shore. - so try practicing it and I'm

  • sure you will get rid of that confusion if you end up pronouncing /sh/ as /s/ and /s/ as /sh/

  • Okay, let's look at another one here The sixth sick Sheikh's sixth sheep is sick.

  • you know what? this tongue twister is considerd to be really difficult in

  • English language so try practicing it let's go slow and then you can do it really fast

  • Okay, The sixth...

  • So it's the /s/ sound... The sixth sick Sheikh's ( it's the /sh/ sound) sixth sheep( the /sh/ sound) is sick. okay

  • So, do wanna do it fast

  • The sixth sick Sheikh's sixth sheep is sick. Well, try it and trust me it will help

  • you to clear your doubts with the /S/ and the /sh/ sound, that's the /s/ and the /sh/ sound. Okay now

  • let's look at the third tongue twister here

  • Well this tongue twister will help you to pronounce the TH ( that is the /th/ sound)

  • correctly. Now remember when you are trying to pronounce the /th/ sound your

  • tongue will always come in between you teeth, okay so it's gonna go like this... THING

  • THIRTY... okay, so your tongue will be in between your teeth. So, let's get this correct

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

  • okay so we went really slow, now

  • let's try it a little faster....The thirty three thieves thought that they thrilled the throne

  • throughout Thursday. Okay so this tongue twister will help you to

  • pronounce the /th/ sound correctly. Okay try doing it now let's look at the fourth tongue twister

  • Now here this tongue twister will help you to pronounce the /f/ sound and the /w/ sound. Now always keep in

  • mind when you try to pronounce the words with the /f/ sound you bite your lips okay So /f/ is

  • when you bite your lips. It's like

  • FIRST, FINISH... okay but when it comes to /W/ you always kiss your W's

  • WOLF, WONDER, WONDERFUL...Okay see you always kiss your W's and you bite your F. So, now

  • let's look at this tongue twister.. Okay...

  • Fuzzy Wuzzy was a bear. Fuzzy Wuzzy had no hair. Fuzzy Wuzzy wasn't fuzzy,was he?

  • so try in doing a little faster and make sure that you bite your

  • F's and you can kiss your W's

  • So, it's - Fuzzy Wuzzy was a bear. Fuzzy Wuzzy had no hair. Fuzzy Wuzzy wasn't fuzzy,was he?

  • okay so that's the way you would pronounce these words now look at some more tongue twisters

  • Now here are some more tongue twisters for you, Now the first tongue twister

  • here is going to help us to pronounce /b/ and the /v/ sound

  • Now remember as we learned the /f/ sound remember I mentioned that when you try

  • to pronounce words with /f/ sound, with /f/ sound you always bite your lip so same

  • is applicable for the pronunciation of letter /V/... you again

  • end up biting your lip. So we are gonna look at this tongue twister and then you

  • can practice. Betty loves the velvet vest best.

  • Okay so we went a little slow now let's get a little sister faster....

  • Betty loves the velvet vest best.

  • Okay so here we are looking at the /b/ sound of course which is not very

  • difficult but yes people end up kissing their V's but the important thing

  • to remember is that you always bite your V's

  • Okay, it's gonna be ---Betty loves the velvet vest best.

  • okay

  • Now let's have a look at another tongue twister. Now here we are gonna try to pronounce the

  • /p/ sound, the words with the /p/ sound.Now, remember the letter P or the sound

  • /p/ is the plosive sound, which means that you always get your lips together

  • and air is released out of your mouth now to understand this better we are gonna

  • try to pronounce these words here. So, let's get started

  • Peter piper picked a peck of pickled peppers. So in order to pronounce these

  • words which have the /p/ sound you always get your lips together, okay.... Peter Piper

  • and you release the air out of your mouth, it's very simple, it's not difficult

  • at all so keep practicing and you will get it correct

  • let's do this quickly.... Peter piper picked a peck of pickled peppers.... got it now

  • let's look at the last one here, the last one is very simple, but make sure

  • that you pronounce it correctly. Again in this tongue twister we are looking at

  • the /v/ sound and the /w/ sound. Now, remember we said that when you are trying to

  • pronounce the letter V we always bite our V's whereas, when you are trying to

  • pronounce W you always kiss your /w/. Okay, so let's practice... Very well, Very well, Very well.

  • Okay so here these are simple words but it would really help you to get these

  • pronunciation correctly. So, it's... Very well, Very well, Very well. So, you're biting and

  • you're kissing you're biting and you're kissing. Okay so that's how it should be pronounced

  • Hope these tongue twisters are helpful to you, keep practicing them and trust me

  • you will do

  • great with your pronunciation skills. I'll be back with a new lesson soon until then you

  • take care and have a great day...

Hello everybody I'm Niharika and thank you for clicking on this video

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