Tongue twisters with T
Here is another collection of tongue twisters, this time for the letter T. You can use these to help any students with pronunciation issues and ESL learners who need to articulate better. These are always good fun and can be used as a simple warmer or cooler activity for any English class.
The tongue twisters with T are –
1- “Under the mother otter,” muttered the other otter.
2 – Don’t trouble trouble, until trouble troubles you! If you trouble trouble, triple trouble troubles you!
3 – Two to two to Toulouse.
4 – Two tiny tigers take two taxis to town.
5 – Ten tame tadpoles tucked tightly together in a thin tall tin.
6 – Tie a knot, tie a knot. Tie a tight, tight knot. Tie a tight, tight knot.
7 – How many tow trucks could a tow truck tow if a tow truck could tow tow trucks?
8 – Oneone was a racehorse, Tutu was one too. Oneone won one race, and Tutu won one too.
9 – To put a pipe in byte mode, type PIPE_TYPE_BYTE.
10 – Three tree turtles took turns talking tongue twisters.
11 – If three tree turtles took turns talking tongue twisters, where are the twisters that the three tree turtles talked about?
12 – Terry Teeter, a teeter-totter teacher, taught her daughter Tara to teeter-totter, but Tara Teeter didn’t teeter-totter as Terry Teeter taught her to.
13 – The two-twenty-two train tore through the tunnel.
14 – There are two minutes difference from four to two to two to two, from two to two to two, too.
15 – I know a boy named Tate who dined with a girl at eight to eight. I’m unable to state what Tate ate at eight to eight or what Tate’s date ate at eight to eight.
16 – A Tudor who tooted the flute tried to tutor two tooters to toot. Said the two to the tutor, “Is it harder to toot or to tutor two tooters to toot?”.
17 – Tuesday is stew day. Stew day is Tuesday.
18 – Two tried and true tridents.
19 – Twelve twins twirled twelve twigs.
20 – Tie twine to three tree twigs.
Tongue twisters with T continued
21 – Tragedy strategy. Tragedy strategy. Tragedy strategy.
22 – Tacky tractor-trailer trucks.
23 – To have truck to truck two trucks of truck.
24 – Tommy Tucker tried to tie Tammy’s Turtles tie.
25 – I thought the haughty Professor Tortoise taught ontology, but the naughty professor Tortoise taught us tautology.
26 – Tommy, Tommy, toiling in a tailor’s shop. All day long he fits and tucks, all day long he tucks and fits, and fits and tucks, and tucks and fits, and fits and tucks, and tucks and fits. Tommy, Tommy, toiling in a tailor’s shop.
27 – She can tie a tie and untie a tie. If she can tie a tie and untie a tie, why can’t I tie a tie and untie a tie?
28 – Two Truckee truckers truculently truckling to have truck to truck two trucks of track.
29 – How much myrtle would a wood turtle hurdle if a wood turtle could hurdle myrtle? A wood turtle would hurdle as much myrtle as a wood turtle could hurdle if a wood turtle could hurdle myrtle.
30 – A twister of twists once twisted a twist. and the twist that he twisted was a three-twisted twist. now in twisting this twist, if a twist should untwist, would the twist that untwisted untwist the twists?
31 – Top chopstick shops stock top chopsticks.
32 – If a Hottentot taught a Hottentot tot to talk the tot could totter, ought the Hottentot tot be taught to say ought or naught or what ought to be taught?
33 – Mr. Tottle tried to train his tongue to twist and turn, and twit and twat, to learn the letter “T”.
34 – Two toads totally tired.
Tongue twisters with T part 3
35 – There once was a two-toed, she toad, tree toad, and a three-toed, he toad, tree toad.
36 – A tree toad loved a she-toad That lived up in a tree. She was a three-toed tree toad. But a two-toed toad was he. The two-toed toad tried to win The she-toad’s friendly nod. For the two-toed toad loved the ground On which the three-toed toad trod. But no matter how the two-toed tree toad tried, He could not please her whim. In her tree-toad bower, With her three-toed power, The she-toad vetoed him.
37 – Twelve standard stainless steel twin toy trumpets.
38 – What veteran ventriloquist
39 – Thrice times three, twice times two.
40 – Tina takes two tablets twice on Tuesdays.
41 – Tim tripped and tumbled on the track he trekked.
42 – The toast tastes a treat, it tickles the tongue.
43 – Turn on the TV there is Tai Chi in Tahiti.
44 – The tanks lost traction through the tunnel.
45 – Two twin teenagers talked tough as they trespassed the turnip turf.
46 – Tight-lipped tuba teachers tipple tea to treat tingles.
Terry the taxman trains tennis tiptoed then tends to twinge his tibia.
If you enjoyed the tongue twister with T and are looking for some similar resources, have a look at the TH sound tongue twisters.
There are also some minimal pairs with pictures that are very helpful for articulating the T sound. Check out the K and T minimal pairs as well as the TH and F minimal pairs pages.