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Resources for International Students: Translation Tools

Translation Tools

If you need assistance with translating content online, try the tools below.

Google Translate

The Google Translate app can do real time translation of spoken language, or written language using the camera, and includes the option to download languages for offline use:

Google Chrome

Google Chrome:

1.) While on a web page, right click and select "Translate to _______."

Screenshot of a web page about information literacy with a context menu open and "Translate to English" selected.

 

2.) Open the Options menu and select "Change Languages."

 

Screenshot of a web page about information literacy with the "Translated" menu open, the "Options" button selected, and "Change languages" selected.

 

3.) Select your translation language.

 

Screenshot of a web page about information literacy with the "Options" menu open, "Translation language" drop-down open, and Vietnamese selected.

 

4.) And translate!

 

Web page about information literacy translated into Vietnamese.

Virtual Keyboards

Google Keyboard (Gboard), available on Android and iOS, supports typing and dictation in hundreds of languages, including multilingual input. See the links below for more information:

Follow these instructions to add languages to support multilingual typing in the iOS keyboard.

SwiftKey is an alternative keyboard with multilingual support for both Android and iOS: