This video tutorial courtesy of the FREE Doug Devitre Resource Library found on demonstrates how to convert a PowerPoint or Keynote presentation into a foreign language in the least amount of time. google translateThe tool Google Translate is free however the shortcuts are great using the outline view in either PowerPoint or Keynote with either Notepad for PC or TextEdit for Mac.

It is recommended that you have someone who is fluent in speaking and writing to review the slides before presenting in front of an audience to edit the grammar and the context of the message.

Zoom to full screen so you can see the details of the video. It’s located at bottom left of video.

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Google translate also has a feature that has the text available for playback in the foreign language to ensure if you were to speak the words then you have proper pronunciation.

The iTranslate Google iPhone app is also a great tool for on the go translation.

Let us know what you think of this video by leaving your comments below.  Innovative suggestions and best practices are requested so we can learn from each others experiences.


Organizations bring in Doug Devitre from St. Louis, Missouri USA when they want to dramatically increase operational performance, create breakthrough value propositions, and serve customers beyond geographical constraints on a minimal budget. For more than a decade he has been setting trends with how organizations engage customers with social media, video marketing, and custom-built software applications. Doug’s book Screen to Screen Selling published by McGraw Hill pioneered the way sales professionals sold homes without being physically present before the COVID-19 pandemic. He is one of a select few who have earned the Certified Speaking Professional Designation from the National Speakers Association and has experience as a REALTOR.

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