Chinese Tongue Twisters, trickier than other languages?
Every language has them, but are Chinese tongue twisters harder than most? Naturally, they’re tricky, given that Chinese is a tonal language and as such, requires total control over them to correctly say retell the sentences. We certainly had a lot of fun trying to pronounce these.
Why not have a try and let us know how it goes with our video down below?
Practice your Chinese pronunciation with these tongue twisters. The key to mastering them is …. practice! If you think you’re not getting the hang of them? Practice the Chinese tongue twisters some more!
(Don’t forget to also have a look at the words that are pronounced similarly, but have a different meaning. That must be as confusing as tongue twisters, am I right?)
Sì shì sì, shí shì shí, shísì shì shísì, sìshí shì sìshí
Four is four, ten is ten, fourteen is fourteen, and forty is forty
Wǒ yào chī táng, tā gěi wǒ duānlái yī wǎn tāng
I wanted sugar, he brought me a bowl of soup
Wǒ yào qù jīchǎng, sījī dài wǒ qù jùchǎng
I wanted to go to the airport, the driver took me to a theatre
Wow, good job there!! You’re so liùliùliù!