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Английские скороговорки

Английские скороговорки - Tongue twisters

На этой странице приведены скороговорки. которые помогут детям и взрослым научиться произносить сложные английские звуки. Некоторые из этих скороговоррок включены в наши книги "Живые правила чтения английского языка" и учебник УМК "Bingo!" второго уровня. В наших книгах эти скороговорки озвучены носителями языка (на прилагаемых к книгам дисках).

Некоторые из представленных ниже скороговорок предназначены просто для общей тренировки беглой английской речи.

Если вы знаете какую-либо скороговорку, не вошедшую в данный сборник, но которой вы хотели бы поделиться, вы можете прислать ее нам по электронной почте.


A big bug bit the little beetle but the little beetle bit the big bug back.

A box of biscuits, a box of mixed biscuits and a biscuit mixer!

A box of mixed biscuits, a mixed biscuit box.

A cuckoo cookie cook called Cooper could cook cuckoo cookies.

A fly and flea flew into a flue,
said the fly to the flea 'what shall we do?'
'let us fly' said the flea
said the fly 'shall we flee'
so they flew through a flaw in the flue.

A good cook could cook as much cookies as a good cook who could cook cookies.

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

A proper copper coffee pot.

A sailor went to sea 
To see, what he could see. 
And all he could see 
Was sea, sea, sea. 

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

A Swan swam over the sea.
Swim, swan, swim!
The Swan swam back again.
Well swum swan!

A three-toed tree toad loved a two-toed he-toad that lived in a too-tall tree.

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 Tudor 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?"

An Ape hates grape cakes.

Any noise annoys an oyster but a noisy noise annoys an oyster more..

Around the rugged rocks the ragged rascals ran.


Baboon bamboo, baboon bamboo, baboon bamboo, baboon bamboo, baboon bamboo, baboon bamboo...

Bake big batches of brown blueberry bread

Betty block brought some bric a brac.

Betty Botter bought some butter
But she said the butter's bitter.
If I put it in my batter
It will make my batter bitter.
So, she bought some better butter,
Better than the bitter butter
And she put it in her batter
And her batter was not bitter. 

Big bells ring a long full song, 
Ding-dong, ding-dong!

Big business stinks. 

Billy Button bought a buttered biscuit,
did Billy Button buy a buttered biscuit?
If Billy Button bought a buttered biscuit,
Where's the buttered biscuit Billy Button bought? 

Billy will fill the bill.

Black bug bit a big black bear. But where is the big black bear that the big black bug bit?

Black bug's blood.

Bubble bobble, bubble bobble, bubble bobble


Chopstick shops stock chopsticks

Crisp crusts crackle and crunch.

Cuthbert's cuff links


Daddy draws doors. Daddy draws doors. Daddy draws doors.

Do tongue twisters twist your tongue?

Does your shirt shop stock
Short socks with spots.


Five fine Florida florists fried fresh flat flounder fish fillet.

Fred fed Ted bread, and Ted fed Fred bread.
Can you retell ten texts in twelve seconds?
Lesser leather never weathered wetter weather better.

Fresh fried fish,
Fish fresh fried,
Fried fish fresh,
Fish fried fresh.

Freshly-fried fat flying fish

Freshly-fried flying fish.

Friendly Fleas and Fire Flies

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

Green Greek grapes.

Growing gray goats graze great green grassy groves.


He said that that that that that man wrote was wrong.

Here the ringing, here the song,
Ting-a-ling, ding-ding, ding-dong.

How many cans can a canner can, if a canner can can cans?
A canner can can as many cans as a canner can, if a canner can can cans.

How many saws could a see-saw saw if a see-saw could saw saws? 

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 as a woodchuck would
If a woodchuck could chuck wood.


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 saw a saw that could out saw any other saw I ever saw.

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!

I slit a sheet, a sheet I slit. And on a slitted sheet I sit. I slit a sheet, a sheet I slit. The sheet I slit, that sheet was it.

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. 

I thought, I thought of thinking of thanking you.

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.

If a black bug bleeds black blood, what color blood does a blue bug bleed?

If a noisy noise annoys an onion, an annoying noisy noise annoys an onion more!

If a sledering snail went down a slippery slide would a snail sleder or slide down the slide.

If Freaky Fred Found Fifty Feet of Fruit and Fed Forty Feet to his Friend Frank how many Feet of Fruit did Freaky Fred Find?

If one doctor doctors another doctor does the doctor who doctors the doctor doctor the doctor the way the doctor he is doctoring doctors? Or does the doctor doctor the way the doctor who doctors doctors?  

If two witches would watch two watches
Which witch would watch which watch?

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

If you tell Tom to tell a tongue-twister his tongue will be twisted as tongue-twister twists tongues.

If you understand, say "I understand".
If you don't understand, say "I don't understand".
But if you understand and say "I don't understand".
And if you don't understand and say "I understand"
How do I understand that you understand. Understand!?

Imagine an imaginary menagerie manager
imagining managing an imaginary menagerie.

Imagine managing the manger at an imaginary menagerie.

It's not the cough that carries you off, it's the coffin they carry you off in!


Jolly juggling jesters jauntily juggled jingling jacks.


Kindly kittens knitting mittens keep kazooing in the king's kitchen.


Lion Leo likes lemons.
Mike and Mary, cheese and cherry.

Long legged ladies last longer.


Many an anemone sees an enemy anemone.

Mix a box of mixed biscuits with a boxed biscuit mixer.

Mixed biscuits, mixed biscuits.

Mr. See owned a saw.
And Mr. Soar owned a seesaw.
Now See's saw sawed Soar's seesaw
Before Soar saw See,
Which made Soar sore.
Had Soar seen See's saw
Before See sawed Soar's seesaw,
See's saw would not have sawed
Soar's seesaw.
So See's saw sawed Soar's seesaw.
But it was sad to see Soar so sore
Just because See's saw sawed
Soar's seesaw!


No nose knows like a gnome's nose knows.

Not many an anemone is enamored of an enemy anemone.


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.

Oh, the gladness of her gladness when she's glad.
But the sadness of her sadness,
and the gladness of her gladness,
Are nothing like the madness of her madness when she's mad! 

On a light night like tonight,
For a night-light's light's a slight light,
And tonight's a night that's light.
When a night's light, like tonight's light,
It is really not quite right
To light night-lights with their slight lights
On a light night like tonight.

Once a fellow met a fellow
In a field of beans.
Said a fellow to a fellow,
If a fellow asks a fellow,
Can a fellow tell a fellow
What a fellow means?" 

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 race horse.
Two-two was one too.
One day One-one won one race.
And Two-two won one too. 


Paresh P Patel plans to peel potatoes in Pune.

Penny's pretty pink piggy bank.

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

Pink lorry, yellow lorry.

Please peel this peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked.

Pooped purple pelicans.

Preshrunk silk shirts 

Purple paper people, purple paper people, purple paper people…


Raw wheat raw rice raw eggs.

Red blood, blue blood, red blood, blue blood…

Red bulb, blue bulb, red bulb, blue bulb…

Red leather, yellow leather, red leather, yellow leather…

Red lorry, yellow lorry, red lorry, yellow lorry, red lorry, yellow lorry…

Red rubber baby buggy bumpers bounce.

Rubber baby-buggy bumpers.


Sam's sixth sheep is sick,

She saw a fish on the seashore and I'm sure the fish she saw on the seashore was a saw-fish. 

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

She stood on the balcony,
inexplicably mimicking him hiccoughing,
and amicably welcoming him home.

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.

Six slippery snails slid slowly seaward.

Sounding by sound is a sound method of sounding sounds.

Surely Shirley shall sell Sheila's seashells by the seashore.

Swan swam over the pond,
Swim swan swim!
Swan swam back again -
Well swum swan!


The big black bug bit the big black bear,
But the big black bear bit the big black bug back!

The doctoring doctor doctors the doctor the way the
doctoring doctor wants to doctor the doctor.
Not the way the doctored doctor wants to be doctored.

The epitome of femininity.

The instinct of an extinct insect stinks.

The owner of the inside inn was inside his inside inn with his inside outside his inside inn.

The sixth sick Sheik's sixth sheep is sick.

[Sometimes described as the hardest tongue-twister in the English language.]

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

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

There was a minimum of cinnamon in the aluminum pan.

There's where they're wrong.
Twelves twins twirled twelve twigs.

These thousand tricky tongue twisters trip thrillingly off the tongue.

Three grey geese in green fields grazing.

Tie a knot, tie a knot.
Tie a tight, tight knot.
Tie a knot in the shape of a nought. 


Upper roller, lower roller, upper roller lower roller…


We surely shall see the sun shine soon.

What time does the Irish wristwatch strap shop shut?

When a doctor falls ill another doctor doctor's the doctor. Does the doctor doctoring the doctor doctor the doctor in his own way or does the doctor doctoring the doctor doctors the doctor in the doctor's way.

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,
Whatever the weather,
Whether we like it or not.

Whether the weather is cold,
Or whether the weather is hot,
We'll be together whatever the weather
Whether we like it or not.

Which watch did which witch wear and which witch wore which watch?

Which witch wished which wicked wish?

Which witch wishes to switch a witch wristwatch for a Swiss wristwatch?

Which witch wishes which wicked fish?

Which wristwatches are Swiss wristwatches?

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

Why do you cry, Willy?
Why do you cry?
Why, Willy?
Why, Willy?
Why, Willy? Why?


You curse, I curse, we all curse for asparagus!

You like unique New York.

You've no need to light a night-light
On a light night like tonight,
For a night-light's light's a slight light,
And tonight's a night that's light.
When a night's light, like tonight's light,
It is really not quite right
To light night-lights with their slight lights
On a light night like tonight.

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