Here are some fairly simple English tongue-twisters for a bit of fun pronunciation practice:
She sells sea-shells on the sea-shore, and the shells she sells are sea-shells, I'm sure.
Which wicked witch wished which wicked wish?
Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled pepper.
The sixth's sheikh's sixth sheep's sick.
Betty bought a bit of butter, but the butter Betty bought was bitter, so she bought a bit of better butter.
Red lorry, yellow lorry. Red lorry, yellow lorry.
A box of biscuits, a box of mixed biscuits.
New York's unique, New York's unique!
A big black bug bit a big black bear.
Sam's shop sells short spotted socks.
Which wristwatches are Swiss wristwatches?
The two-twenty-two train tore through the tunnel.
The swan swam over the sea, swim, swan, swim! The swan swam back again; well swum, swan!
Mrs Smith's Fish and Chip shop sells freshly-fried fresh fish.
Five fat frogs flying past fast.
We'll surely see the sun shine soon.
While we were walking, we were watching window-washers wash Washington's windows with warm washing water.
Red lorry, yellow lorry
Around the ragged rocks the ragged rascal ran
collection © Nigel J. Ross, 2002