FAQ

Why is Google Translate so unreliable?

Why is Google Translate so unreliable?

The translations are not proofed by reputable translators. Because Google Translate prides itself on instant results, there is absolutely no proof reading done when it translates text. Users simply enter the text into a text box and the words are translated instantaneously.

What is the best way to use Google Translate?

Point your camera at the foreign characters you want to translate and it’ll translate that instantly on your screen.

  1. If you want to get translations for certain items in your camera frame, tap on Scan at the bottom and let Google Translate scan your picture.
  2. Tap on a word and it’ll be translated on your screen.

Does Google Translate really work?

For most pairs in the Google Translate set of 80 languages, they go from Language A to English, then from English to Language B, with predictably unintelligible results. The other way that you could say Google Translate works is that it often meets its users’ expectations.

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Does Google Translate use deep learning?

As of late 2016, machine translation used by Google Translate has seen great recent advancements enabled by Deep Learning. In September of 2016 Google announced Google Neural Machine Translation system ( GNMT ), a new machine translation system based on Artificial Neural Networks and Deep Learning.

What is the best translation service for non-language learners?

Google Translate, of course! Since its launch way back in 2006, there have been few translation services that are as widely used, by both language learners and non-language learners alike. It is so popular, in fact, that in 2018, Google reported that the service translates approximately 143 billion words every day!

How do you make sure a translation is accurate?

To get as accurate a translation as possible, you should stick to simple texts, like the ones normally written for the benefit of beginner and intermediate language learners. Anything more complex (like slang, academic articles, or literature), and the translations might look like gibberish.