Of course, when I open up two windows to the same story, one in English, one in Spanish or French, and mute, first one then the other while reading along once or twice, everything becomes easier.
“Well, duh!” as Homer Simpson would say.
A great improvement in return for a teeny bit of input—I wouldn’t even call it work. It’s something I can do while waiting for my daughter to finish breakfast before I take her to school. (It was the final day of the year for her, by the way. “Today we clean up!” she told me gleefully.)