Oral English Practice Exercises & Tongue Twisters American Heteronyms

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  • Oral English Practice Exercises & Tongue TwistersAmerican Heteronyms

  • HeteronymsWords that are spelled identically but that have different meanings and (typically) different pronunciations

  • Practice these phrases:You will find fruits and vegetables in the produce section. (adjective)Many factories produce too much pollution. (verb)

  • Kielbasa, a famous Polish sausage, is very popular in Minnesota. (adjective)Many women like fancy nail polish, and they polish their fingernails before any big event. (noun or verb)Practice these phrases:

  • It's very dangerous to use lead paint. (adjective)You can lead a horse to water, but you cant make it drink! (verb)Practice these phrases:

  • The boy received a present from his grandmother. (noun)We are going to present our idea at the meeting. (verb)Practice these phrases:

  • The New Years Special TV show is always broadcast live. (adjective)Kangaroos and koalas live in Australia, and Pandas live in China. (verb)Practice these phrases:

  • A dove is a white bird that symbolizes peace. (noun)The swimmers dove into the pool several times. (verb)Practice these phrases:

  • The treasure hunter discovered a valuable object in the tomb. (noun)Lawyers often object to questions during a trial. (verb)Practice these phrases:

  • What was your favorite subject in school? Math, science, history? (noun)New drugs are subject to many tests before they are approved. (verb)Practice these phrases:

  • They had been lost in the desert for almost a week. (noun)The soldier decided to desert the army one day. (verb)Practice these phrases:

  • She is very close to finishing her essay for literature class. (adjective)Please close the door and windows when you leave. (verb)Practice these phrases:

  • Are you going to read the sports section of the newspaper? (verb - present tense)I've already read this book three times. (verb - past tense)Practice these phrases:

  • The little girl wore a pretty red bow in her hair. (noun)The dancers always bow after their performances. (verb)Practice these phrases:

  • She must have been sad because I saw a tear on her cheek. (noun)Be careful not to accidentally tear the paper. (verb)Practice these phrases:

  • And now

  • Tongue TwistersNow try these words:PleasepolishthePolishsilversometimesoon

  • Tongue TwistersPlease polish the Polish silver sometime soon

  • Tongue TwistersPlease polish the Polish silver sometime soon

  • Tongue TwistersPlease polish the Polish silver sometime soon

  • Tongue TwistersPlease polish the Polish silver sometime soon

  • Tongue TwistersPlease polish the Polish silver sometime soon

  • Can you say it three times, fast?Please polish the Polish silver sometime soonPlease polish the Polish silver sometime soonPlease polish the Polish silver sometime soonTongue Twisters

  • Tongue Twistersand

  • Tongue TwistersNow try these words:Hewantedtodeserthisdessertin

  • Tongue TwistersNow try these words:thedesert

  • Tongue TwistersHe wanted to deserthis dessert in the desert!

  • Tongue TwistersHe wanted to deserthis dessert in the desert!

  • Tongue TwistersHe wanted to deserthis dessert in the desert!

  • Tongue TwistersHe wanted to deserthis dessert in the desert!

  • Tongue TwistersHe wanted to deserthis dessert in the desert!

  • Tongue TwistersHe wanted to deserthis dessert in the desert!

  • Can you say it five times, fast?He wanted to desert his dessert in the desert!He wanted to desert his dessert in the desert!He wanted to desert his dessert in the desert!He wanted to desert his dessert in the desert!He wanted to desert his dessert in the desert!Tongue Twisters

  • Tongue Twistersagain

  • Tongue TwistersPlease polish the Polish silver sometime soonPractice Diction & Enunciation!He wanted to desert his dessert in the desert!two more phrases to help you

  • Thats enough for today!