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Never doubt how to pronounce a word. Double-click it and your browser will say it out loud for you!

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Double-click pronounce: improve your pronounciation for any language 🗣

Never doubt how to pronounce a word. Double-click it and your browser will read it out loud for you! (Works on Firefox and Chrome).

Some people use double click to select a word and to then expand the selection to other words, as it would be terrible for you to listen to any selection out loud, double click pronounce will only read out loud when you double-click a single word.

Features

  • ✅ Works on Firefox
  • ✅ Works on Chrome
  • ✅ Language locale selection
  • ✅ Toggle on/off
Click here to see all locales supported:

  • "en-US"
  • "it-IT"
  • "sv-SE"
  • "fr-CA"
  • "de-DE"
  • "he-IL"
  • "id-ID"
  • "en-GB"
  • "es-AR"
  • "nl-BE"
  • "en-scotland"
  • "en-US"
  • "ro-RO"
  • "pt-PT"
  • "es-ES"
  • "es-MX"
  • "th-TH"
  • "en-AU"
  • "ja-JP"
  • "sk-SK"
  • "hi-IN"
  • "it-IT"
  • "pt-BR"
  • "ar-SA"
  • "hu-HU"
  • "zh-TW"
  • "el-GR"
  • "ru-RU"
  • "en-IE"
  • "es-ES"
  • "nb-NO"
  • "es-MX"
  • "en-IN"
  • "en-US"
  • "da-DK"
  • "fi-FI"
  • "zh-HK"
  • "en-ZA"
  • "fr-FR"
  • "zh-CN"
  • "en-IN"
  • "en-US"
  • "nl-NL"
  • "tr-TR"
  • "ko-KR"
  • "ru-RU"
  • "pl-PL"
  • "cs-CZ"

Motivation

All throughout middle school and high school I was a pretty good english student, but ever since I started college I began to lose confidence over my pronounciation (as I didn't have english lessons or anyone to talk to in english). I find this really frustrating because 99.9% of my time online is me reading in english... So the goal of this extension is to practice my pronounciation english.

If you want to see the Show HN thread: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=25236444#25244922

This repo was featured in the 138th issue of Ruan YiFeng's blog: https://ruanyifeng.com/blog/2020/12/weekly-issue-138.html

Installation

Firefox

You can download the extension here.

Chrome

You can download the extension here.

Contributing

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Contributors

License

The MIT License (MIT).

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