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                <div class="wrapper">
  <label for="text">Text to speak:</label>
  <textarea id="text">Hello! Feel free to change this text and don't forget to turn your volume on.</textarea>
  <div class="properties">
    <label for="voice">Voice:</label>
    <select id="voice"></select>

    <label for="pitch">Pitch:</label>
    <input id="pitch" type="range" min="0.1" max="2" step="0.1" value="1">
    <output for="pitch">1</output>

    <label for="rate">Rate:</label>
    <input id="rate" type="range" min="0.1" max="2" step="0.1" value="1">
    <output for="rate">1</output>

    <label for="volume">Volume:</label>
    <input id="volume" type="range" min="0" max="1" step="0.1" value="1">
    <output for="volume">1</output>
  <button id="speak">Speak Text</button>



                *, *::before, *::after {
  box-sizing: border-box;

body {
  display: grid;
  justify-content: center;
  align-items: center;
  min-height: 100vh;
  margin: 0;
  padding: 20px;
  color: #fff;
  background-image: linear-gradient(45deg, #4158d0, #c850c0, #ffcc70);
  font: 1.25rem/1 'Poppins', sans-serif;

.wrapper {
  display: grid;
  gap: 20px;
  width: 600px;
  max-width: calc(100vw - 40px);
  padding: 30px;
  border-radius: 10px;
  background-color: #0003;

#text {
  display: block;
  height: 100px;
  padding: 20px;
  border: none;
  font-size: inherit;
  font-family: inherit;
  resize: vertical;

.properties {
  display: grid;
  grid-template-columns: max-content minmax(0, auto) 40px;
  gap: 20px;
  padding: 20px;
  background-color: #0003;

#voice {
  font-size: 0.875rem;
  font-family: inherit;

#speak {
  padding: 10px;
  border: 1px solid #fff;
  color: #fff;
  background-color: #0009;
  font-size: inherit;
  font-family: inherit;
  cursor: pointer;
  appearance: none;



                // grab the UI elements to work with
const textEl = document.getElementById('text');
const voiceInEl = document.getElementById('voice');
const pitchInEl = document.getElementById('pitch');
const rateInEl = document.getElementById('rate');
const volumeInEl = document.getElementById('volume');
const pitchOutEl = document.querySelector('output[for="pitch"]');
const rateOutEl = document.querySelector('output[for="rate"]');
const volumeOutEl = document.querySelector('output[for="volume"]');
const speakEl = document.getElementById('speak');

// add UI event handlers
pitchInEl.addEventListener('change', updateOutputs);
rateInEl.addEventListener('change', updateOutputs);
volumeInEl.addEventListener('change', updateOutputs);
speakEl.addEventListener('click', speakText);

// update voices immediately and whenever they are loaded
window.speechSynthesis.onvoiceschanged = updateVoices;

function updateOutputs() {
  // display current values of all range inputs
  pitchOutEl.textContent = pitchInEl.value;
  rateOutEl.textContent = rateInEl.value;
  volumeOutEl.textContent = volumeInEl.value;

function updateVoices() {
  // add an option for each available voice that isn't already added
  window.speechSynthesis.getVoices().forEach(voice => {
    const isAlreadyAdded = [...voiceInEl.options].some(option => option.value === voice.voiceURI);
    if (!isAlreadyAdded) {
      const option = new Option(, voice.voiceURI, voice.default, voice.default);

function speakText() {
  // stop any speaking in progress

  // create new utterance with all the properties
  const text = textEl.value;
  const utterance = new SpeechSynthesisUtterance(text);
  utterance.voice = window.speechSynthesis.getVoices().find(voice => voice.voiceURI === voiceInEl.value);
  utterance.pitch = pitchInEl.value;
  utterance.rate = rateInEl.value;
  utterance.volume = volumeInEl.value;
  // speak that utterance