Espeak come with most Linux distributions and you can use it to anounce time or other words you want spoking.

Then you can run it using Cron at a preset time  .

Type in terminal and try:

#!/bin/bash
#talking clock
echo “the time is now,” ; espeak “the time is now”
echo ; date +%I:%M%p ; date +%I:%M%p | espeak

Speak any web page type in terminal

w3m -dump https://tnoergaard.wordpress.com/ | espeak

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