How to Translate a Document

Translation Instructions

Follow these steps to translate using Google Translate:
We recommend using Google Translate to translate brief paragraphs or documents.  

  1. Download and save the document to be translated.
  2. Go to
  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.

Example: Google Translate website:
Image showing the Google Translate website


PDF Translation Resource (Online Doc Translator):

For PDFs or longer documents - especially those where format retention is important - you can  use website translates documents while maintaining the original formatting to maximize understanding.

To use this site:

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

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

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