Translate a Document

Word cloud of the word 'translate' in english and various other languages spoken in the district.
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How to Translate a Document using Google Translate:

We recommend using Google Translate to translate something short or where retaining formatting is not a concern.

  1. Download and save the document to be translated.
  2. Go to translate.google.com.
  3. Click on translate a document.
  4. Select the Choose File button.
  5. Locate the document to translate.
  6. Select the desired language.
  7. Click on the blue Translate button.

A view of the Google Translate website:
Image showing the Google Translate website

Additional Document Translation Resource:

For longer documents where format retention is important, we recommend using  www.onlinedoctranslator.com/translationform - which is a website that can translate documents while keeping the original formatting.

To use this site:

  • Upload or drag and drop your document from your computer into the site window
  • Select your desired translation language
  • Click on the Translate button

Screenshot of the online document translator website with upload screen window and translate button

(For Staff: After translating the document, please add the appropriate disclaimer on the bottom of the document.)

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