47 – Google Translate

DOWN 15 places in 2021

Google Translate is a free online service for instantly translating text and web pages.

Website: google.com/translate
Cost: Free.
Availability: Online

Ranking on the 2021 sub-lists

Top 150 Tools for
Personal Learning: 37
Top 150 Tools for
Workplace Learning: 58
Top 150 Tools for
Education: 27

Overall rankings in the previous 14 surveys: 2007-2020

2020: 32 2019: 45 2018: 97 2017: 137 2016: 93 2015: 54 2014: 64
2013: 77 2012: 57 2011: – 2010: – 2009: – 2008: – 2007: –

Comments on Google Translate in 2021

“to improve my vocabulary” Caroline, teacher, Malaysia

“Easy to use and way to communicate with parents who do not speak or read English.” K12 teacher, USA

Previous comments

“As an immigrant, I need some performance support on my language every now and then. I love the options of using a camera, handwriting or voice.” Project Manager, USA, 2020

“There are times I need to communicate with someone who speaks another language and an interpreter is not available. While not perfect, google translate allows me to communicate with others when it was not previously possible.” Teacher, 2020

Quick Guide to Google Translate

Here you will find some basic guidance and links to resources on how to use Google Translate for teaching, training, learning and development.

Access to the Quick Guides is currently only for registered users. Registration will open up again shortly.