Tongue twisters You may have mastered Hiragana and Katakana but trying to link them together and make your words sound fluent and flowing is hard.Japanese pronunciation uses very little inflection and is very flat. its always good to practice out loud. Here are some great Japanese tongue twisters to help you. となりのきゃくはよくかきくうきゃくだ （tonari no kyaku wa yoku kaki kuu kyaku da） The customer next to me eats kaki very well. -or- なまむぎなまごめなまたまご （nama mugi nama gome nama tamago） Fresh barley, fresh rice, fresh eggs -or- よりどりみどりきみどりさつきみどり (yori dori midori kimidori satsuki midori) “yori dori” is used when there is many of something to choose from. kimidori is yellow green Satsuki Midori was a singer in the 60s. Happy Japanesing!