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I’m sure you’re familiar with this. This is what you call a tongue twister. It’s a sequence of words where the first consonant is usually repeated and is meant to pronounce quickly. The purpose of which is to practice the mind and the tongue to be coordinated.
Tongue twisters are a good way to perfect the pronunciation of words. They make you speak distinctly, paying attention to details such as the subtle changes in the spelling making the words look, sound and mean different. It’s a kind of exercise for the tongue with some mental work.
Doing tongue twisters will eventually lead to better and clearer pronunciation and speech patterns. What’s more, they’re simply fun to do and will surely make learning pronunciation more enjoyable!