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HTML

              
                <div class="voiceinator">
  <h1>Text to Speech Robot</h1>

  <select name="voice" id="voices">
    <option value="">Select A Voice</option>
  </select>

  <label for="rate">Rate:</label>
  <input name="rate" id="rate" type="range" min="0" max="16" value="2.7" step="0.1" list="tickmarks">
  <datalist id="tickmarks">
    <option value="0">
    <option value="1">
    <option value="2">
    <option value="3">
    <option value="4">
    <option value="5">
    <option value="6">
    <option value="7">
    <option value="8">
    <option value="9">
    <option value="10">
    <option value="11">
    <option value="12">
    <option value="13">
    <option value="14">
    <option value="15">
    <option value="16">
  </datalist>

  <label for="pitch">Pitch:</label>
  <input name="pitch" type="range" min="0" max="2" step="0.1">
  
  <textarea name="text">Allow me to read your burdensome web articles to you.</textarea>
  
  <button id="stop">Stop</button>
  <button id="speak" class="">Speak</button>
  <button id="pause" class="hidden">Pause</button>
  <button id="resume" class="hidden">Resume</button>
</div>


              
            
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CSS

              
                html { box-sizing: border-box; }
*, *::before, *::after { box-sizing: inherit; }

body {
  margin: 0;
  padding: 0;
  font-family: monospace;
  display: flex;
  min-height: 100vh;
  align-items: center;
  background-color: #ddd;
}

.voiceinator {
  padding: 0 1rem 1rem;
  width: 50rem;
  margin: auto;
  border-radius: 4px;
  background: white;
  overflow: hidden;
  z-index: 1;
}

h1 {
  width: 100%;
  padding: 0.5rem;
  background: LightSlateGrey;
  color: white;
  text-align: center;
}

.voiceinator input,
.voiceinator button,
.voiceinator select,
.voiceinator textarea {
  width: 100%;
  display: block;
  margin: 10px 0;
  padding: 10px;
  border: 0;
  font-size: 1rem;
  background: #eee;
  outline: 0;
}

textarea {
  height: 20rem;
  min-height: 50vh;
}

.voiceinator button {
  background: LightSlateGrey;
  color: white;
  width: 49%;
  float: right; /* it seems out of place now, but it is already in place, so */
  margin-bottom: 0;
  font-size: 1.5rem;
  cursor: pointer;
}

.voiceinator button:active { top: 2px; }
.voiceinator button:nth-of-type(1) { margin-left: 2%; }

.hidden { display: none !important; }
              
            
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JS

              
                // Forked from https://codepen.io/ElaMoscicka/pen/MQyVbp - added pause/resume, default faster. 

const msg = new SpeechSynthesisUtterance();
let voices = []; //empty array for voices
const voicesDropdown = document.querySelector('[name="voice"]');
const options = document.querySelectorAll('[type="range"], [name="text"]');
const rate = document.querySelector('#rate');
const speakButton = document.querySelector('#speak'); //start to speak
const stopButton = document.querySelector('#stop'); //stop
const pauseButton = document.querySelector('#pause'); //pause
const resumeButton = document.querySelector('#resume'); //resume
msg.text = document.querySelector('[name="text"]').value;


function populateVoices() {
  voices = this.getVoices();
  voicesDropdown.innerHTML = voices
  .filter(voice => voice.lang.includes('en')) // showing only english voices
  .map(voice => `<option value="${voice.name}">${voice.name} (${voice.lang})</option>`) //all of the voices 
  .join('');
}

function setVoice() {
  msg.voice = voices.find(voice => voice.name === this.value); //loop over every single voices in the array and find the one where it's name attribute is the same as the option that was currently selected
  toggle();
}

function toggle(startOver = true) {
  speechSynthesis.cancel();
  speakButton.classList.remove('hidden');
  pauseButton.classList.add('hidden');
  resumeButton.classList.add('hidden')
  //restart speaking
  if (startOver) {
    speechSynthesis.speak(msg);
    speakButton.classList.add('hidden');
    pauseButton.classList.remove('hidden');
  }
}

function pause() {
  speechSynthesis.pause();
  pauseButton.classList.add('hidden');
  resumeButton.classList.remove('hidden');
}

function resume() {
  speechSynthesis.resume();
  pauseButton.classList.remove('hidden');
  resumeButton.classList.add('hidden');
}

function setOption() {
  console.log(this.name, this.value);
  msg[this.name] = this.value;
  toggle();
}

msg.onend = function(event) {
  console.log('Utterance has finished ' + event.elapsedTime + ' milliseconds.');
  speakButton.classList.remove('hidden');
  pauseButton.classList.add('hidden');
  resumeButton.classList.add('hidden');
}

msg.rate = 2.7; // default rate on load
speechSynthesis.addEventListener('voiceschanged', populateVoices);
voicesDropdown.addEventListener('change', setVoice);
options.forEach(option => option.addEventListener('change', setOption));
speakButton.addEventListener('click', toggle);
pauseButton.addEventListener('click', pause);
resumeButton.addEventListener('click', resume);
stopButton.addEventListener('click', () => toggle(false));

              
            
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