Free Technology For Teachers: Read the Words – Convert text to audio

Read the is a new, free, web-based service. Read the Words converts your text documents (word, pdf, html, websites, and more) to spoken word. Users of Read the Words can select from fifteen different voices and three languages in which to hear their text spoken. The conversion of text to spoken word is fast, one hour text can be converted to voice in less than a minute. The spoken text can be played in a variety of common media players for Mac, Windows, and Linux operating systems.

Applications for Educators
Read the Words has numerous uses for educators in many grade levels and content areas. Read the Words could be used in a foreign language classroom for students to practice writing in a foreign language and then hearing the result of their work.
Read the Words can help make more the text of websites or documents more accessible to struggling readers.


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