Google Translator

Google Translator

 

Description

Google Translate is a multilingual neural machine translation service developed by Google to translate text, documents and websites from one language into another. It offers a website interface and a mobile app for Android and iOS.

Types of use

·   Content Development

·   Communication

Indicative use in the classroom

Google translator is mostly used for the translation of texts between different languages. Its most common use are the translation of difficult words or sentences when students try to understand a text in a foreign language and the translation of parts of texts, gathered through exploring and gathering information in the context of a school activity and that students want to integrate in a report/ project/ assignment in a different language than the text’s initial.

Open access

·   Free access: all features are available

·   Paid plans: for focused used such as language detection and cloud translation