We did that in German class in high school and, reflecting on it, still in college. Our German was decent but our German+English "Germish" was much quicker. :-) "...I have for the first time found what I can truly love--I have found you. You are my sympathy--my better self--my good angel--I am bound to you with a strong attachment. I think you good, gifted, lovely: a fervent, a solemn passion is conceived in my heart; it leans to you..."