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Hi, everybody! I am Georgiana, your English teacher and founder of SpeakEnglishPodcast.com. My mission is to help you speak English fluently. Speaking English is way easier than it seems! You just have to use the right material and techniques.

In this episode, I’ll learn some new tongue twisters in English to help you with your English pronunciation.

And with a mini-story, you will improve your fluency. A mini-story is very simple but very powerful. I ask easy questions on purpose so that you can simulate a conversation. It’s like talking with another person in English.

Before we get started, go to my website SpeakEnglishPodcast.com

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Ok. Let’s start!

So, do you remember what a tongue twister is?

It can be a difficult phrase that we say quickly, usually because of a sequence of almost similar sounds.

For example, “Peter Piper picked a pickle of pickled peppers.”

Many people use tongue twisters to speak clearly, including actors, politicians, etc.

These allow you to practice pronunciation and agility when it comes to producing sounds in English.

So today, we are going to practice English pronunciation with new tongue twisters.

Are you ready?

Let’s go!

I will start saying each tongue twister slowly, and then I’ll go faster.

At first, they may seem very difficult, so make sure you have the text in front of you to be able to follow it better.

Ok. So, I will say it very slowly:

1. I saw a kitten eating chicken in the kitchen.

Are you ready to speed it up? (Say it faster.)

I saw a kitten eating chicken in the kitchen.

Ok. Even faster!

I saw a kitten eating chicken in the kitchen.

I hope you’re having fun. Let’s continue!

2) I thought I thought of thinking of thanking you.

Ok. Now I’m gonna speed it up! (say it faster.)

I thought I thought of thinking of thanking you.

Ok. Even faster!

I thought I thought of thinking of thanking you.

3) A big black bug snoozed on a big black rug.

Ok. Say it faster!

A big black bug snoozed on a big black rug.

Even faster!

A big black bug snoozed on a big black rug.

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