Here is an example of how Google Translate works so easily:
1. This is the link to Google Translate, after having chosen to translate
"Waiting for Wings" by Lois Ehlert, the beautiful children's book mentioned in a previous posting,
from the original English text/poem into Spanish:
2. This is the Spanish translation provided instaneously by Google Translate:
It is both accurate and beautiful in its language of poetry:
the sounds, the rhythms, the imagery.
"Lugar para Alas por Lois Ehlert
copyrighted by Lois Ehlert, 2001 : http://www.harcourtbooks.com/
available online also at http://www.amazon.com/
3. If you place the two versions side-by-side, you have an excellent opportunity
to read and imagine the beautiful pictures 'depicted' by the text, in two different languages:
And in a very real sense, you can actually begin to Dream in two different languages!!...
Have Fun... (to be continued...)