Hear your Mac read documents
In many apps, your Mac can read aloud documents, webpages, messages, and more.
In an app on your Mac, do any of the following:
Hear an entire document: Choose Edit > Speech > Start Speaking.
Hear part of a document: In a document, select the text you want to hear, then choose Edit > Speech > Start Speaking.
Stop the speaking: Choose Edit > Speech > Stop Speaking.