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Moodle 2 for Teaching 4-9 Year Olds Beginner's Guide by Nicholas Freear

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Installing a text filter

Adding text-to-speech functionality is one effective way to make our alphabet quiz more usable. We can achieve this courtesy of what is termed a Moodle filter, some computer code that transforms textual content that follows a particular pattern, and enhances it in some manner. Such a filter could use an external text-to-speech service, for instance Google Translate (http://translate.google.com/#en|en|Hello+world!—Look for the loudspeaker icon). Don't worry if this makes little sense yet. Our example should make things clearer.

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