TAKE A LOOK AT THE BOOK

 

 

 

 

Margit Gade

 

 

'' I want to communicate

my knowledge and

experience of the use of

TTS in the classroom...''

 

Margit Gade

Resenvej 85

7800 Skive

Denmark

 

kontakt@margitgade.dk

www.margitgade.dkNu

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

 

 

 

 

 

– it’s just

another way

of reading

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

 

PREFACE

 

THE BASIC KNOWLEDGE

WHAT IS A “TEXT-TO-SPEECH” PROGRAM?

EQUIPMENT

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

 

GETTING STARTED

THE FIRST LESSON

THE STUDENTS’ INTRODUCTION TO TTS

LEARN TO READ ON THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL

OLDER STUDENTS

PROBLEM-SOLVER

CONCLUDING REMARKS