Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

…For Teaching ELL, ESL, & EFL

Create a Talking Otter


Build Your Ottogram allows you to design your own otter, including clothing, headgear, and sunglasses, and then have him/her say what you want him/her to say (through a text-to-speech feature).  You can email the url, and then have it posted on a website.

I don’t know where they come up with this stuff, but it’s great for English Language Learners.

I’ve place the link on my Examples of Student Work page under…..Student Talking Otters.

Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.


  1. Thanks for the suggestion. It’s also on my Examples of Student Work page under “Student Monkey Emails” (

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