Voiced / Voiceless Tongue-twisters

Make sure you are pronouncing these sounds correctly. These tongue-twisters will alternate between voiced and voiceless sounds in order to train this area. For more information, make sure to read this article on voiced/voiceless sounds.

1. The thing is barking in the park.

2. Thy thigh is an easy thing to see.

3. The van’s fan broke in a puff of smoke.

4. My backpack is packed with bats.

5. This thick thistle makes my tongue fizzle.

6. There are ten decaying gardens to tend to.

7. I could be good if my buddy ate pudding.

8. I dreamt of trees that chose to be close. 

9. I sued the zoo after they gave me cake that made me ache.

10. I took a fuzzy duck to view a truck.

English Roadmap

So… you want to improve your English? You’re ready to work hard, make your dreams come true… Great! But… Where do you start? There are so many resources, books, teachers, books etc it would be very easy to drown in all of that information! Not only that, you only have x amount of hours to…

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Connected Speech

In English (much the same as in other languages) we don’t say every word individually and in isolation. What tends to happen is a joining of words which makes it essentially easier for the speaker. Although this can make things difficult to understand for learners of English (and may take some time to practise), it…

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Placement Tests

Here you will find a collection of English placement tests designed to find out your student’s ability. While these are really aimed at teachers trying to find their student’s level, students can use some of these as well without needing anyone else to assess them. Grammar placement testPronunciation placement test

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Grammar Placement Test

This Grammar placement test is designed to find out your level of grammar and to get a general idea of your level of English. The questions start easy and gradually increase in difficulty towards the end. The results will be sent to your email address so you can save them for the future and see…

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