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welcome to speak English now podcast

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textbooks hello everybody I'm Georgiana

your English teacher and founder of

speak English podcast.com my mission is

to help you to speak English fluently

speaking English is easier than it seems

you just have to use the right material

and techniques in this episode we're

gonna do something we've never done

before today I'll introduce you to the

tongue twisters I'll explain later what

a tongue twister actually is and how it

can help you with your English and with

the mini-story you will improve your

fluency in English by answering

questions just like in a real

conversation remember that you can get

the text of this episode at speak

English podcast.com so what are tongue

twisters a tongue twister can be a

phrase or sentence that is hard to say

fast usually because of a sequence of

nearly similar sounds for example Peter

Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers

we're a mess right I get that you feel

intimidated but don't worry I'll tell

you how to use them in a bit tongue

twisters are part of popular culture and

have always been with us this means that

they are clearly useful in society and

although children find them entertaining

they are used by people who want to

sound crystal clear when speaking

including actors politicians etc one of

the most interesting aspect of tongue

twisters is that it allows us to

practice pronunciation and above all

agility when it comes to producing

sounds in the language now let's see

some tongue twisters I'll start saying

each tongue twister slowly and then go

faster you will see that at first they

can seem very difficult but don't worry

about it just make sure you have the

text in front of you so that you can

follow it better in this lesson you will

practice two of the most popular tongue

twisters in English let's start with

Peter Piper ready Peter Piper picked a

peck of pickled peppers a peck of

pickled peppers Peter Piper picked if

Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled

peppers where's the peck of pickled

peppers Peter Piper picked okay let's do

it faster Peter Piper picked a peck of

pickled peppers a peck of pickled

peppers Peter Piper picked if Peter

Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers

where's the peck of pickled peppers

Peter Piper picked I'll say it one more

time Peter Piper picked a peck of

pickled peppers a peck of pickled

peppers Peter Piper picked if Peter

Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers

where's the peck of pickled peppers

Peter Piper picked are we having fun

let's continue with Betty botter Betty

botter bought some butter but she said

the butters bitter if I put it in my

batter it will make my batter bitter but

a bit of better butter will make my

batter better salt was better Betty

botter bought a bit of better butter

okay let's do it faster

Betty bought her but some butter but she

said the butters bitter if I put it into

my batter it will make my batter bitter

but a bit of better butter will make my

butt

better so it was better Betty botter

bought a bit of better butter okay let's

hear it one more time but he bought her

but some butter but she said the butters

bitter if I put it in my batter it will

make my batter bitter but a bit of

better butter will make my batter better

so what's better Betty botter bought a

bit of better butter

I really hope you're having fun let me

give you some tips on how to use tongue

twisters before you try to recite very

quickly listen to each tongue twister

several times after that try to rehearse

at a slow pace and read the text if

necessary

don't rush be patient and try to have

fun you'll improve your English while

playing a fun game

now you can improve your English fluency

with a mini story a mini story is very

simple I give you information using

phrases and then I ask you questions

I've recommend that you listen several

times until it's easy to answer let's

start Bob is the world's fastest tongue

twister bur cider is Bob a storyteller

or tongue twister

tongue-twister he's a tongue-twister

reciter his bob fast or slow when he

resides tongue-twisters

fast he's very fast how fast is Bob is

he perhaps the fastest in his City

no he's not the fastest in his City not

even in his country he's the fastest in

the world Bob is training hard to beat

his own record is Bob training or

resting

training Bob is training hard to beat

his own record is he training for

something maybe to beat his own record

yes he's training to beat his own record

what is he training for

to beat his own record whose record

Bob's Bob's record now imagine you're

seeing Bob at the time of the

record-breaking test bob is reciting as

fast as he can is Bob reciting or

singing

reciting he's reciting is he reciting

quickly or slowly

quickly he's reciting as fast as he can

how is he reciting

as fast as he can Bob is moving his arms

as he resides is Bob moving his arms or

feet his arms he's moving his arms not

his feet is Bob residing with his arms

still

No Bob is not reciting with his arms

still in fact Bob is moving his arms as

he resides

what is he moving

his arms

what does he recite

um this is a little difficult he's

reciting tongue-twisters Bob's face is

turning red during the test is Bob's

face turning blue

no not blue he's turning red

what color is Bob's face turning

red he's turning red when is his face

turning red

before the test during the test or after

the test

during the test it's turning red during

the test now imagine that the test is

over Bob just got the world record even

though his face looked like a tomato

what did Bob just get a tomato

no no not a tomato the world record he

just set the world record one record

the world record who just got that

record

Bob Bob just got it

this Bob's face look like a tomato or a

cucumber

a tomato it looks like a tomato Bob is

very happy but he needs to rest is Bob

depressed

no Bob is not depressed he's very happy

how's Bob very happy he's really happy

does Bob need anything

yes Bob needs to rest

perfect it's the end of this mini story

as you can see through questions and

answers you can practice and improve

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well I think that's enough for today try

to listen to this content several times

I'll see you next week take care bye bye

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