p tongue twisters

30 fun letter P tongue twisters

P tongue twisters

Here are 30 letter P tongue twisters in the English language. There are both short and long tongue twisters for students to practice their pronunciation of the letter P. Some of these are quite silly but it all adds to the enjoyment.

See if your class can say them 3 times in a row without making a mistake. It is also a laugh to try and say the tongue twisters as quickly as possible.

If you are looking for more similar activities check out the pronunciation section of ESL Vault where you will find more tongue twisters and downloadable pages.

The P tongue twisters are –


1 – A proper cup of coffee from a proper copper coffee pot.


2 – People pledging plenty of pennies.


3 – Please pat Polly’s puppy pleasantly.


4 – Please pause for proper applause.


5 – Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled pepper.

A peck of pickled pepper Peter Piper picked.

If Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled pepper,

Where is the peck of pickled pepper

Peter Piper picked?


6 –  Peter prefers poetry to painting public pictures


7 – Polly put a pack of peaches in a puddle in the pig pen.


8 – Parched pioneers pulling pork from poor pigs.


9 – Pete’s pa, Pete, poked to the pea patch to pick a

pack of peas for the poor pink pig in the pine hole

pig pen


10 – Peter poked a poker at the piper, so the piper poked pepper at Peter.

pickled peppers

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


12 – A pack of pesky pixies.


13 – Is there a pleasant peasant present?


14 – Picky people pick Peter Pan peanut butter, it’s the peanut-butter picky people pick.


15 – Penny peel prawns in a Portuguese port


16 – If practice makes perfect and perfect needs practice, I’m perfectly practiced and practically perfect.


17 – Pedigree parrot, pedigree parrot, pedigree parrot ….


18 – If Pete’s packers packed a packet of crisps would the packet of crisps that Pete’s packers packed poison people?


19 – Private pirate’s property


20 – I’m a mother pheasant plucker, I pluck mother pheasants.

I’m the most pleasant mother pheasant plucker, to ever pluck a mother pheasant.

Actually, I’m Not the pheasant plucker, I’m the pheasant plucker’s son.

But I’ll stay and pluck the pheasants until the pheasant plucking ‘s done!

ring necked pheasant

21 – Plain bun, plum bun, bun with a plum.


22 – Please pay promptly.


23 – Priceless plastic penguins.


24 – Picking peaches properly.


25 – Pilots pick proper propellers.


26 – Plague bearing prairie dogs.


27 – Pretty purple pelicans.


28 – Proper preparation prevents poor performance.


29  – The prince and the pauper play ping pong peacefully.


30 – Paul’s plain pony is a perky playful prancer.

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