That is a good question. However I do know someone who learned how to pronounce from TTS. On 7/12/11, Charisma <wishfulfish@xxxxxxxxx> wrote: > Sort of on the subject of what Scott was talking about but off enough > to start a new thread... > > I have checked out a fabulously fun book on Spy information that is in > an encyclopedia/dictionary format. > > It would be a really long thing to scan and fix up, but fun for sure, > BUT I have no idea how we would handle the pronunciation parts of the > entries. Maybe (not sure) it might work out to read in Braille, but in > TTS it is going to be either very weird or repetitious, as if the word > is being pronounced twice in a row for no reason. Certainly it will > not help as a pronunciation guide. > > Actually, that gives me a pretty good laugh--what if someone learned > to speak by ONLY hearing words spoken aloud by TTS? lol > > OK, back on task here, how do we handle dictionaries? Or do we? > > Charisma > To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to > bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of > available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line. > > -- -- "To me, music that breaks your heart is the music that stays with you forever. It's one thing to be melancholy and one thing to be sophisticated, but when you get the two of them together in a way people can relate to, then I think you're on to something. You want the sophistication to lie in the purity of the sound, the beauty of the arrangements, and the quality of the performances."-Trumpeter Chris Botti -- Chela Robles E-Mail/GoogleTalk/AIM/Twitter/MySpace/LinkedIn: cdrobles693@xxxxxxxxx WindowsLive Messenger: cdrobles693@xxxxxxxxxxx E-Buddy ID: cdrobles693 Skype Name: jazzytrumpet Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/chela.robles I volunteer for a non-profit organization called Bookshare, to learn more and to join us, visit: http://www.bookshare.org Visit my blog piece from Learning Ally and after reading and listening to the song selection, fill out the form which requires no CAPCHAS unless you're a robot at: http://www.learningally.org/Blog/Access-and-Achievement/144/vobId__2525/ Cell: 19252505955 -- To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line.