Sound of text is an online text-to-speech tool that allows you to listen and download the MP3 audio from Google translate. Without signing up, simply type what you would like to hear, up to 100 characters. After hitting the submit button, you will be able to listen to what you have written in many languages.
This simple tool is a great way to practice speaking and writing in different languages, as well it will help us and our kids to practice spelling and pronunciation.
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Özge Karaoglu is an English teacher and educational consultant in teaching young learners and teaching with web-based technologies. She is the author of Minigon ELT book series, which aims to teach English to young learners through stories. Read more of her ideas about teaching English through technology and Web-based tools at ozgekaraoglu.edublogs.org.