AT&T; has come up with a text-to-speech website that enables you to type in text and hear its correct pronunciation. You have a choice of a male or female speaker of the following accents and languages: British, French, Canadian French, German, or Latin American Spanish.
This site could be handy the next time you're planning a trip with a map or a guidebook. To find out the correct pronunciation of a city name or other unfamiliar word, type it into the Text-to-Speech website.
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