Working languages:
Italian to English
English (monolingual)

Ernestine Shargool
Anglo-Italian bicultural transcreator

London, England, United Kingdom
Local time: 06:30 GMT (GMT+0)

Native in: English Native in English, Italian Native in Italian
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization
Specializes in:
Poetry & LiteratureTourism & Travel
Art, Arts & Crafts, PaintingGeneral / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
ArchaeologyTextiles / Clothing / Fashion
Internet, e-Commerce

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 186, Questions answered: 149
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 7
Translation education Bachelor's degree - University of Naples, Italy
Experience Years of translation experience: 35. Registered at Feb 2008. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials Italian to English (Degree in Languages & Literature, Naples Universit)
Italian to English (TEFL Certificate)
English (Writing: City Lit, Morley, Lambeth Colleges)
Memberships TTA
Software Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, ApSIC Tools, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
CV/Resume English (DOC)
Training sessions attended Trainings
Professional practices Ernestine Shargool endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
Member of the Society of Authors and the Translators Association. Please see my TA profile for some of my literary translations:
Ernestine Shargool
Anglo-Italian and bilingual, with a degree in Foreign Languages and Literature from Naples University. I have lived in Malta and Zimbabwe as well as Italy and the UK.
I have recently translated a philosophical novel and several children's books and e-books: the respective authors have been very happy with the results and asked me to translate the forthcoming books in their series.
I am specialized in my own personal interests, which include Literature, Children's Literature, Art, History, Archaeology, Travel and Tourism, Cuisine.
My end clients are Publishers, Museums and Art Galleries in Italy and the UK, Travel Guide Publishers and Tourist Office websites in both languages; Airlines (Alitalia).
Translation and interpreting have always been part of my jobs: an American company in Naples; a medical research foundation in Rome; and an Anglo-Italian reinsurance company, the BBC World Service, and a co-edition computer trade magazine in London. I was Italian Edition Editor of the magazine for four years; in 1988, when it folded, I went freelance.
I am a qualified TEFL teacher. In Italy I taught English in schools, to (unofficial) groups of University lecturers/students and at a language school that my brother and I set up, and in London I worked at my daughter's primary school helping children with ESL (English as Second Language) and also translated many children's books from/into Italian.
Please get in touch if you would like further details and references.
This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 210
PRO-level pts: 186

Top languages (PRO)
Italian to English134
English to Italian52
Top general fields (PRO)
Social Sciences12
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Top specific fields (PRO)
Poetry & Literature31
Art, Arts & Crafts, Painting24
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters16
Tourism & Travel12
Idioms / Maxims / Sayings11
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Keywords: Tourism, Travel, Mithology, History, Children's Books, Children's Literature, Nursery Rhymes, Poetry, Prose, Art, Architecture, the Arts, Museums, Folklore, Cuisine, Cooking, Food, Wine, Oenogastronomy Turismo, Viaggi, Terme, Mitologia, Storia, Campania, Libri Ragazzi, Libri Bambini, Filastrocche, Poesia, Prosa, Arte, Architettura, Museale, Musei, Folclore, Cucina, Enogastronomia, Gastronomia

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Jun 1, 2018

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