S SH tongue twisters printable worksheet for ESL

29 Funny S SH tongue twisters printable

S SH tongue twisters

Updated 11/8/2021

Refine your student’s pronunciation with these S SH tongue twisters. They also make for an amusing warm-up or cooler activity in any class.

It is also a good chance to teach some new vocabulary, these are the most difficult words – shine, stock, spotted, shipshape, swordfish, slit, slitter, seriously, sew, shrink, shrank, shrunk, slippery, and suds.

Tongue twisters using the S and SH sounds

Here are the S SH tongue twisters. The first 13 are on the free printable worksheet above.

1 – I saw Susie sitting in a shoeshine shop. Where she sits she shines, and where she shines she sits.

2 – Sam’s shop stocks short spotted socks.

3 – She sells seashells on the seashore. The seashells she sells are seashells she is sure.

4 – Sure, sir, the ship’s sure shipshape, sir.

5 – No shark shares swordfish steak.

6 – How many sheets could a sheet slitter slit if a sheet slitter could slit sheets?

7 – Miss Smith’s fish-sauce shop seldom sells shellfish.

8 – Sara saw a sash shop full of showy, shiny sashes.

9 – She sewed shirts seriously.

10- She says she shall sew a sheet.

11- Santa’s Short Suit Shrunk.

12- Slippery seals slipping silently ashore.

13- His shirt soon shrank in the suds.

14- Sheila is selling her shop at the seashore. For shops at the seashore are so sure to lose. And she’s not so sure of what she should be selling.

15- Should Sheila sell seashells or should she sell shoes?

16- Susan’s sock shop has surely stopped selling.

seashells by the seashore

17- Silly Sally swiftly shooed seven silly sheep. The seven silly sheep Silly Sally shooed shilly-shallied south.

18- “Surely Sylvia swims!” shrieked Sammy surprised. “Someone should show Sylvia some strokes so she shall not sink.”

19- Shoe section, shoe section, shoe section, …

20- Sherman shops at cheap chop suey shops.

21- Selfish sharks sell shut shellfish.

22- She saw Sherif’s shoes on the sofa. But was she so sure she saw Sherif’s shoes on the sofa?

23- She slits the sheet she sits on.

24- She had shoulder surgery.

25- Say this sharply, say this sweetly. Say this shortly, say this softly. Say this sixteen times in succession.

26- If Stu chews shoes, should Stu choose the shoes he chews?

27- Shut up the shutters and sit in the shop.

28- Shy Shelly says she shall sew sheets.

29- Sarah sitting in her Chevrolet, All she does is sits and shifts,

two sheep close up
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