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Using Google Translate in Chrome to Take Assessments

Many of our assessment takers have been successful in using the Google Translate plug-in to take the test in their native languages.  Here are some directions to help you:

Turning on Google Translate in Chrome

You need to turn on Google Translate in Chrome using the following steps.

  1. On your computer, open Chrome.
  2. At the top right, click More More and then Settings.
  3. On the left, click Languages.
  4. Under “Google Translate,” turn Use Google Translate on or off.


How to take an assessment and enable translation during the test

  1. Go to the Start Page for your assessment on  A link is contained in your password e-mail or you can navigate to the assessment from here.
  2. Enter your assessment passcode and click "Start".
  3. You will see the start page of the assessment with a summary and instructions.  Proceed through the next couple of screens until you see your first question displayed.
  4. Very important:  Now that you see your first question you can enable the Google Translate plug-in and it will remain enabled throughout the rest of the assessment.  *If you enable the plug-in on any of the screens before the first question you will need to enable it again after seeing the first question.
  5. On the right of the address bar, select Translate .
  6. Select your preferred language. 

    select preferred language screenshot for Google Translate


  7. The questions are now being translated and you can proceed through the assessment as normal.



  • If Translate doesn’t work, refresh the webpage.
  • If it still doesn’t work, right-click anywhere on the page. Then, select Translate to [Language].


Helpful Tip! You can click "detected language" to view the original question/answer in English.  We recognize not all translations will be perfect and seeing the original text may be helpful.