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The Best Ways To Use Tongue Twisters With ELLs


I was originally just going to share a commercial appearing in the Super Bowl next year that could be used as an introduction to a tongue twister lesson.

Then, I realized that I had previously shared several posts about the specifics of using tongue twisters in class, and decided to turn this into a “Best” list.

Here are good resources:

I’ll start off with the commercial:

Here are posts:

I explain how I use them in class in my New York Times post for English Language Learners.

Tongue Twisters in Thailand: An ESL Adventure is from TESOL Connections.

10 ways to use tongue twisters in your class! is from Carissa Peck.

Feel free to offer additional suggestions!


Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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