Lesson 8. How to travel without dictionary or interpreter?
For understanding foreign language, to express in it, to read the billboards, the road signs, menu, or to orient on the foreign sites, it is not necessary to learn all languages or to hire interpeter , to buy the dictionary. Nowadays, to solve the language barrier, it is enough to have the smartphone or tablet with installed Google Translate. This app supports more than 80 world languages and it can be installed in the same way, as it was in the 5th lesson:
Start Play Market, find the app Google Translate, then choose to download and just start:
Afterwards, start translator with the icon, as in the title of our present lesson, and it will appear in the list of the apps or on home page. It will pop up the home page of the app, with the simple and understandable icons:
Press-button an icon of microphone, it will start the synchronous translation of the speech in two languages, the device is able “to hear” and “translate” your speech to the foreign language. Just speak into a microphone of the smartphone and it will sound you in any language or pop-up on your screen.
Translation of the sites is automatically offered by the programm of Google Chrome, if there are installed Google Translate or if the language of the site is different from your source language. As usual, in case of opening of site in foreign language, you will receive a notification with the offer to translate it:
Translation of the messages, which received by means of Gmail or the sights from Google Map is made by means of choosing the command “share” with the translator. It will open automatically and pop-up translation of choosen fragment.
Translation of any texts or e-mails, also can be done by simple copy of any fragment and pasting it in translator.
Translation of the writings and billboards can be done easily, just point your smartphone on the billboard and you will see the translation. To use that you have to press-button of camera. Also, you can make a picture of the writings and the whole document, afterwards you will get translation of it.
The app allows to save in advance choosen dictionaries in thememory of the device in case of the lack of Internet, more details is here. It means, you can install the language, you need to translate from/to at home or in the Hotel, then you will not need Internet for work. To look through or to install offline pakage of the languages follow this:Start context menu of the app(rounded by ciricle), then press-button tools and choose “Languages”
Afterwards, it will pop-up the list of the cellular networks ( preferably WiFi) and the list of installed apps (rounded by red) and available for installation of the languages (green)
If you use any phrases so often, you will ba able to save it in your own phrasebook and when you start the app - you will get your personal dictionary.
At the same time you can tap the words on the screen by your own - and the app will find out the meaning and translate it.
More details about the app Google Translate you can learn by your own on the site of support Google Translate
In case of the challenges, you can call to the office of “Center Smart Tourism”.
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