A good way to get children to practise languages - fun and challenging. Encourages confidence and pronounciation practising! This website has 2712 entries in 107 languages! The address is at the bottom.

Chinese (Cantonese):

 

 

 

 

Chinese (Mandarin):

 

 

 

Polish:

"Tata, czy tata czyta cytaty Tacyta?"

"Ten rewolwer jest wyrewolwerowany"

"Z rozentuzjazmowanego tlumu wyindywidualizowal sie niezidentyfikowany prestidigitator, który wyimaginowal sobie samounicestwienie"

 

Portuguese:

"Pardal Pardo porque palras? Palro e palrarei, porque sou o pardal pardo, palrador de el-rei!"

"Compadre compre pouca capa parda porque quem pouca capa parda compra pouca capa parda gasta. Eu pouca capa parda comprei e pouca capa parda gastei"

"É crocogrilo? É crocodrilo?
É cocrodilo? É cocodilho?
É corcodilho? É crocrodilo?
É crocodilho? É corcrodilo?
É cocordilo? É jacaré?
Será que ninguém acerta
O nome do crocodilo maré? "

 

Japanese:

"Kaeru pyoko-pyoko, mi pyoko-pyoko, awasete pyoko-pyoko mu pyoko-pyoko"

"Kono Take o Kono Takegaki ni Tatekaketa no wa,
Take o Tatekaketakattakara Tatekaketa no desu"

"Torawo torunara torawo toru yori toriwo tore, toriwa otorini torawo tore"

 

Turkish:

"Dal kalkar kartal sarkar kartal sarkar dal kalkar"

"Su karsida bir karga var. Ne anam kuru kaba kara gagagi var"

"Kürkü yirtik erkek kel kör kirpinin yirtik kürkünü kürkü yirtik disi kel kör kirpinin yirtik kürküne, kürkü yirtik disi kel kör kirpinin yirtik kürkünü de kürkü yirtik erkek kel kör kirpinin yirtik kürküne eklemisler."

We have other exaples of languages on our pml section and some english ones in our esl/al section.

Source: 1st International Tongue Twister (above website)

Talking Point aims to be "your first stop on the internet for information about speech, language and communication difficulties in children" (quote from their site). The site was launched on September 8th 2003.

The site provides information for professionals from both the health and education sectors, as well as for parents. It is a clear, helpful site and well worth a look.

You can find the site at http://www.talkingpoint.org.uk/

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