About English Please

EnglishPlease is a translation service run by Elizabeth Fraser,  a native English speaker and authorised translator at the Court of Palermo.  She studied in London, graduated in English and has lived in Palermo, Sicily for the past seven years where she has studied the Italian language, gaining a CILS (Certificazione di Italiano come Lingua Straniera) level C1 (advanced) from the University for Foreign Students at Siena. She has a background in journalism, she was on the editorial staff of the trade magazine Books in the Media and its editor for two years. She now edits the blog “Pasta or Potatoes?” about life in Palermo from an English point of view.

Elizabeth Fraser has worked as a translator at the Department of Engineering, University of Palermo, EasyCar Ltd and edited translations for the Regional Center for Design and Restoration of the Region of Sicily and the Puppet Museum Antonio Pasqualino Internazionale Museo delle Marionette. Her interests are literature and language, food and gardening.