Listen to the audio file and repeat these words aloud.

Dark – dɐːk
Do – dʉː
Bend – bend
Head – hed
Drain – dræɪn
Lard – lɐːd
Dry – drɑe
Build – bɪld
Padded – ˈpædəd
Fizzed – fɪzd
Daft – dɐːft
Ladder – lædɐ

Tongue Twisters:

Practice phrases to read out loud:

  1. Bend down padded danger curds.
  2. Ducks made dangerous dingos mad.
  3. Build dream dampens down in the desert.
  4. Mend the mould and mind the old iced road.
  5. Does doubling Dennis’s paddle do damage?
  6. A dozen dim ding-dongs dinged the doorbell.
  7. On a windy day Dan skidded into a pond as he fled.
  8. Don’t head down towards Dan’s holiday dungeon today.
  9. Did Danny do a deep dive down into the damp dark dank den?
  10. Dying dames drop dewdrops down jaded dozing husbands’ quads.