What it is:
Gespeaker is a GTK+ frontend for espeak. It allows to play a text in
many languages with settings for voice, pitch, volume, speed and word
gap. The text played can also be recorded to WAV file.
Multiple languages are supported, currently English, Italian, French
and Spanish. It works well with both Gnome, XFCE, LXDE environments.
To know more about:
sudo apt-get install gespeaker