Tongue Twisters

 

Mandarin Chinese Tongue Twisters

Try seeing how good you are at reading out some of these tongue twisters. Better still, record your efforts and send them in to us. We'll post them up on this web site so you can show off to all your friends how good you are!

Here's one recorded by Lixue...

 

四是四,十是十,十四是十四,四十是四十

si shi si, shi shi shi, shi si shi shi si, si shi shi si shi.

Which means something like:
'four is four, ten is ten, fourteen is fourteen, forty is forty'

 

Links to other Mandarin Tongue Twisters:

老頭兒端湯上塔 - lǎotóur duān tāng shàng tǎ

墻上掛面鼔. - Qiáng-shang guà miàn gǔ.

mā mā qí mǎ,

青青山上一根籐 - qīng qīng shān shàng yī gēn téng

吃葡萄不吐葡萄皮,- chī pútáo bù tǔ pútáo pí

村前有个颜圆眼 - cūn qián yǒu gè yán yuán yǎn

黑蝴蝶飛,- hēi húdǐe fēi

八百标兵奔北坡,- ba bai biao bing ben bei po