Diese Präsentation wurde erfolgreich gemeldet.
Wir verwenden Ihre LinkedIn Profilangaben und Informationen zu Ihren Aktivitäten, um Anzeigen zu personalisieren und Ihnen relevantere Inhalte anzuzeigen. Sie können Ihre Anzeigeneinstellungen jederzeit ändern.
Tongue twisters as aneducational tool in ESL“Another way to improveyour spoken English skills”Tuesday, May 7, 2013if I per...
Tuesday, May 7, 2013Tongue twisters are a lot of fun for all ages and, sadly, arean unrecognized or underutilized learning...
Tuesday, May 7, 2013The objective of this spoken English exercise is to habituateour tongues to pronounce difficult and sa...
Tuesday, May 7, 2013Why are the tongue twisters difficult to produce?tongue twisters are difficult to produce because of :...
Tuesday, May 7, 2013•Sample activities:•Follow the next video:•http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hTM6DlqVte8•Practice the ton...
Tuesday, May 7, 2013References:http://tongue.obdurodon.org/analysis.htmlhttp://volweb.utk.edu/Schools/bedford/harrisms/1al...
Tuesday, May 7, 2013References:http://tongue.obdurodon.org/analysis.htmlhttp://volweb.utk.edu/Schools/bedford/harrisms/1al...
Nächste SlideShare
Wird geladen in …5
×

Tongue twisters

6.187 Aufrufe

Veröffentlicht am

Another way to improve your spoken English

Veröffentlicht in: Bildung, Technologie
  • Als Erste(r) kommentieren

Tongue twisters

  1. 1. Tongue twisters as aneducational tool in ESL“Another way to improveyour spoken English skills”Tuesday, May 7, 2013if I persevere, I will get better and,eventually, succeed.
  2. 2. Tuesday, May 7, 2013Tongue twisters are a lot of fun for all ages and, sadly, arean unrecognized or underutilized learning tool for youngchildren as well as those learning spoken English or Englishas a second Language (ESL). In addition, they areexcellent aids in teaching language, tongue twisters canteach us many valuable life lessons. They are not justmeans of amusement but are excellent sources of speechtherapy. One who masters tongue twisters can be a betterspokesperson. It helps one to speak fluently at a fast paceand also helps in building confidence.Some teachers recognize the usefulness of bringing tonguetwisters into the classroom whether its full of Englishspeaking children or those learning ESL. All students areintroduced to sound, words, pronunciation and dictionwhen acquiring language.
  3. 3. Tuesday, May 7, 2013The objective of this spoken English exercise is to habituateour tongues to pronounce difficult and same sounding wordseasily.What is a Tongue Twister?A tongue twister is a combination of words designed to behard to pronounce. The individual words themselves areusually quite commonplace, and easy to pronounce, but,combined as a set of words, they are surprisingly difficult tosay.Tongue twisters are sentences containing alliteration.Alliteration refers to the same phonetic sound repeated atthe beginning of each word, for several words.The faster a person can say the tongue twister withoutslipping up, the stronger their language skills become.
  4. 4. Tuesday, May 7, 2013Why are the tongue twisters difficult to produce?tongue twisters are difficult to produce because of :•Changing the order of the sounds•Homophones•Repetition of Sounds: Juicy Juice juice box•Proximity of Sounds: “She sells sea shells?”•Mental Processing of Speaker: A persons abilities to read,speak, listen, and recall information contribute to theproblems they may encounter when trying to say a tonguetwister.Other tongue twisters, known as Spoonerisms in theEnglish language, are specifically created to cause anaccidental curse word to be uttered if the personreciting the rhyme slips up.
  5. 5. Tuesday, May 7, 2013•Sample activities:•Follow the next video:•http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hTM6DlqVte8•Practice the tongue twister song:•http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6CMHrDDWado•Practice listening and pronunciation:•http://www.download-esl.com/tonguetwisters/easy/easytongue.html• Make your own tongue twister•The tongue twister game
  6. 6. Tuesday, May 7, 2013References:http://tongue.obdurodon.org/analysis.htmlhttp://volweb.utk.edu/Schools/bedford/harrisms/1allitera.htm
  7. 7. Tuesday, May 7, 2013References:http://tongue.obdurodon.org/analysis.htmlhttp://volweb.utk.edu/Schools/bedford/harrisms/1allitera.htm

×