'' I want to communicate
my knowledge and
experience of the use of
TTS in the classroom...''
Are you a teacher?
Are you looking for inspiration on how to use
Text-To-Speech in your classroom?
In this book teacher and author Margit Gade shares her knowledge and experience on the use of Text-To-Speech in the classroom. A "Text-to-speech" program can read aloud the text you see on a screen. For example, it may be a text on your computer screen or on your smartphone. TTS is not only for struggling readers, but also a great tool for all students, especially when they learn a foreign language. The book provides an overview and is quick and easy to read. Among other things, you can learn about:
•When to use TTS
•How to introduce the students to TTS
•How to implement TTS in the daily work
•How to choose between Reading Modes
•How to use Reading Strategies to ensure the students’ understanding
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
THE BASIC KNOWLEDGE
WHAT IS A “TEXT-TO-SPEECH” PROGRAM?
WHEN SHOULD TTS BE USED?
MODES OF READING
THE GOALS OF READING
MORE ON READING-BY-LISTENING-AND-LOOKING
VOCABULARY AND KNOWLEDGE ABOUT LANGUAGE USE
RWR – A READING TECHNIQUE
CHOOSING A GOOD TEXT
WHAT IS OCR?
CHOOSING A TTS PROGRAM
THE FIRST LESSON
THE STUDENTS’ INTRODUCTION TO TTS
LEARN TO READ ON THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL