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Using Languages in Scratch

Learn how to change the display language in Scratch

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Written by Gareth Gebhardt
Updated over a week ago

The Scratch environment can be translated into over 40 languages! To change the display language in Scratch, click Settings > Language, and then select the language to translate the environment into.

Screenshot demonstrating how to access the translation feature in Scratch

(Note: If you select Spanish as your student’s language in your CodeHS Section settings, this translation will automatically take place in Scratch for those students and also give them the Spanish starter code).

Other Translation Resources

You may also find this block drawing and translation tool useful when creating your own lessons or slides:

With this tool, you can type out the names of blocks according to the syntax in this guide, and then have it translated into any other language!

Screenshot demonstrating the scratchblocks translation tool

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