Tongue Twisters

Tongue twisters are a great way to practice and improve pronunciation and clarity. They’re not just for kids, but are also used by actors, politicians, and public speakers who want to sound clear when speaking. Here are some of our favorites! 
  • Which wristwatches are Swiss wristwatches? 
  • All I want is a proper cup of coffee, made in a proper copper coffee pot. If I can't get a proper cup of coffee,made in a proper copper coffee pot, then I'll have a cup of tea. 
  • Read Leather, Yellow Leather
  • You know New York, you need New York, you know you need unique New York. 
Student Challenge: Practice saying these tongue twisters slowly until you can get every word right. Work up to being able to say the entire tongue twister five times fast. It’s an amazing tool to work on diction, an important skill for every actor. View this ultimate list of tongue twisters to choose your favorite one! 

Vocal Warm-ups

CWorks Music Director and Teacher Tracia Austin teaches fun vocal warm-ups you can do at home. She recommends warming your voice up once a day to keep working those muscles. Send Tracia your own words to her warm-up song and we will post our winners!