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World News in Slow and Clear EnglishFor English as a Second Language (ESL) listeners.The English is spoken very clearly at about 80% the speed of regular news announcers.

Published: Fri, 16 Feb 2018 22:46:04 +0000


Test-to-Speech (Top Words 1-78)

Mon, 24 Nov 2008 10:15:46 +0000

Let's listen to the voice of say some high frequency words. Are all words pronounced correctly? (Please note that I did not pronounce "pronounced" correctly.) the of and a in to it is to was I for that you he be with on by at have are not this but had they his from she that which or we an were as do been their has would there what will all if can said who one so up as them some when could him into its then two out time my about did your now me no other only just more these also

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Announcement Using Fred, one of Macintosh's speech synthesizer voices.

Tue, 18 Nov 2008 10:18:17 +0000

It has been a while since I've put a new podcast here. In the near future, I'll be putting new podcasts online again. Thanks for your patience. This is Fred, one of the Macintosh speech sythesizer voices, for I just put this online so you can hear a voice synthesizer. I do not recommend trying to sound like this voice.

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