Google Translate is great for translating chunks of text. You can translate single words right from the search bar by typing “translate [word] into [language].” For instance, to translate “help” from English to Irish, type, “translate help into irish.” You can also translate simple sentences. For instance, “translate please help me with myhomework into irish,” will result in “le do thoil cabhrú liom le mo obair bhaile .”
If you have more extensive bits of text to translate type in “google translate” into the search bar first to get the following screen. Then enter your text, tick the boxes for the input and output languages and press translate. It may not be always perfectly correct but very useful none the less to get the overall meaning of text in another language. Below example is an extract from English to French.
Note that google does not care about upper or lower case letters so save yourself time by just using lower case when inputting search terms.
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