Learning objects Google translate: app for Android

TLF ID M014048

This is a translating tool used to translate words from a range of languages, including Chinese to English and English to Chinese, and Italian to English and English to Italian. Translated words are provided with a dictionary definition and an option to hear the word in the selected language. This resource tracks the history of words entered into the translator, and words and phrases can be saved into a phrasebook. Words and phrases can also be spoken into the translator and saved to construct conversations. All translations can be exported via email, wi-fi and bluetooth to use in external documents.

Educational details

Educational value
  • This is a valuable resource for students in years 7-8 Italian or the second language learner pathway in Chinese. It is a valuable tool for supporting the learning of Chinese or Italian and can be used independently by students to translate unknown words. Teachers could guide students in using the resource to create saved wordlists and phrases to support language teaching and learning.
  • This is a valuable resource for students in years 3-6 who have begun their study of Chinese, following the second language learners pathway curriculum, and for students of Italian in the early years of schooling. This resource is useful for the content descriptions of the Understanding strand that focus on systems of language. This resource is highly valuable to younger learners who are beginning to develop their vocabulary and basic conversational skills.
Year level

3; 4; 5; 6; 7; 8

Learning area
  • Languages
  • Languages other than English

Other details

  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: Google Inc
  • Organization: Google Inc
  • URL: http://www.google.com/mobile/android/
  • Publisher
  • Name: Google Inc
  • Organization: Google Inc
  • Description: Publisher
  • URL: http://www.google.com/mobile/android/
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
Access profile
  • Unknown
Learning Resource Type
  • Interactive
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