Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Tuesday's Tongue Twisters

Hello everyone,

It is Tuesday and time for some Tongue Twisters!  Pronunciation can be a
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challenge for second language learners.  A fun lesson to increase accuracy is to practice an assortment of tongue twisters.  Tongue Twisters lower the affective filter of English language learners and kids of all ages love to practice the sing-songy fun of a great tongue twisters.

Easy:
  • I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!
  • chicks and clocks, bricks and blocks.
Medium:
  • Said the flea, "Let us fly!"
    Said the fly, "Let us flee!"
    So they flew through a flaw in the flue.
  • I thought, I thought of thinking of thanking you.

Hard:
  •  I wish to wish the wish you wish to wish, but if you wish the wish the witch wishes, I won't wish the wish you wish to wish
  • When a doctor doctors a doctor, does the doctor doing the doctoring doctor as the doctor being doctored wants to be doctored or does the doctor doing the doctoring doctor as he wants to doctor?
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What are some of your hardest tongue twisters?
 

Happy Teaching!


Monday, October 27, 2014

Monday is here!

Happy Monday lovely friends!  Here is the quote for the week!
 
is one of the most important things 
we can do for future generations.
 
Ron Lewis


Happy Teaching!  Let's get out there and do it!

“Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.” – Aristotle


Monday, October 20, 2014

More for your Monday!

Happy Monday lovely friends!  Here is the quote for the week!
 
 is to replace an empty mind 
with an open one.
 
Malcolm Forbes

Happy Teaching!  Let's get out there and do it!

“Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.” – Aristotle


Monday, October 13, 2014

Monday is here!

Happy Monday lovely friends!  Here is the quote for the week!
 
is the education of its youth.
 
Diogenes

Happy Teaching!  Let's get out there and do it!

“Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.” – Aristotle


Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Tuesday's Tongue Twisters!

Hello everyone,

It is time again for Tuesday's Tongue Twisters!  Pronunciation can be a
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challenge for second language learners.  A fun lesson to increase accuracy is to practice an assortment of tongue twisters.  Tongue Twisters lower the affective filter of English language learners and kids of all ages love to practice the sing-songy fun of a great tongue twisters.

Easy:
  • We surely shall see the sunshine soon.
Medium:
  • Sam’s  shop stocks short  spotted socks.
  • A big black bug bit the big black bear, but the big black bear bit the big black bug back!
Hard:
  • Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers. How many pickled peppers did Peter Piper pick?
  • Whether the weather be fine,
    or whether the weather be not.
    Whether the weather be cold,
    or whether the weather be hot.
    We’ll weather the weather whether we like it or not.
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Tongue twisters are fun and engaging for young English learners.  They are also culturally significant and native speakers of English are always willing to join in the fun of this challenging practice.





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Tongue Twisters Pronunciation Made Fun!  This 48-page pronunciation unit has everything you need to teach students the correct pronunciation necessary to be academically successful in English. Tongue Twisters – Pronunciation Made Fun contains 30 traditional tongue twisters to help elementary students master English pronunciation!  Wall posters and game cards are provided for your students to practice the sounds of English with these engaging tongue twisters.   In addition, our activities and ideas provide fun and interest so your students learn through hands-on experiences. This unit is ready to go to work for you! Tongue Twisters – Pronunciation Made Fun has everything you need to teach students the correct pronunciation including black lines for the 30 traditional tongue twisters as wall posters, game/mobile cards and game boards Each of the 30 tongue twisters has its own wall poster and game card.  Practice English pronunciation with fun activities and game boards.  •WORD WALL CARDS •GAME BOARDS •GAME CARDS  Each tongue twister is printed on an individual wall poster (8 x 11 ½) and game/flash card. Simply copy, cut, and use.  Use this great English pronunciation package for kindergarten through 6th graders.  Perfect for second language learners and speech students!  See all our great math and grammar games at www.funtoteach.com.


What are some of your hardest tongue twisters?
 

Happy Teaching!

Monday, October 6, 2014

Monday Musings

Happy Monday lovely friends!  Here is the quote for the week!
 
Do you know the difference 
between education and experience? 
 
Education is when you read the fine print; experience is what you get when you don't.
 
Pete Seeger

Happy Teaching!  Let's get out there and do it!

“Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.” – Aristotle


Monday, September 29, 2014

Monday Musings!

Happy Monday lovely friends!  Here is the quote for the week!
 
between dedicated teachers, 
motivated students and 
enthusiastic parents with high expectations.
Bob Beauprez


Happy Teaching!  Let's get out there and do it!

“Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.” – Aristotle


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