Sun, 30 August 2015
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This lesson: professions
We spoke about work vocabulary in Episodes 9, 32 and 43
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Abogado/a - Lawyer (pronunciation)
Granjero/Agricultor - Farmer
Arqueólogo - Archaeologist
Arquitecto/a - Architect
Basurero/a - Dustman (U.K.) / Garbage collector (U.S.A.)., Also 'refuse collector' and 'binman'.
Biólogo - Biologist
Cajera/0 - Cashier
Camionero/a - Lorry driver (U.K.) / Truck driver (U.S.A.)
Carnicero/a - Butcher
Cirujano/a - Surgeon
Electricista - Electrician
Enfermero/a - Nurse
Farmacéutico - Pharmacist / chemist
Físico - Physicist
Fontanero/a - Plumber
Ingeniero - Engineer
monje - monk
monja - nun
Niñera - Nanny / Nursemaid
Panadero/a - Baker
Peluquero/a - Hairdresser
Periodista - Journalist
Psicólogo/a - Psychologist
Psiquiatra / Siquiatra - Psychiatrist
Sacerdote - priest
Veterinario - Veterinary surgeon; vet (U.K.) ; Veterinarian (USA)
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traductor/a - translator
mensajero/a - courier
albañil - bricklayer, builder
banquero/a - banker
político/a - politician
cocinero/a - cook, chef
masajista - masseur (male), masseuse (female), massage therapist
esteticista - beautician, beauty specialist
torero, matador - bullfighter
musico/a - musician
peón - labourer
obrero/a - worker
obrero/a de fábrica - factory worker
peón agrícola, trabajador/a del campo - farm worker, farmhand
taxista - taxi driver
Think of 2 jobs that........
...can be done from home: podcasting, writer, administrative work, translators
...do not exist anymore: typist, street gas-lighter, town crier
...young children typically want to do: police officer, firefighter, model, footballer
...are overpaid: footballers, models, bankers
...can be done by robots: production line (car manufacture), some farm work
...require absolutely no intelligence: model, fruitpicker
...will be most needed in the future: IT specialists, psychologists
...you would really hate to do: binman/dustman, prison warden, bathroom attendent
Do you think that having ‘a job for life’ is a thing of the past?
Is the most important thing about a job the salary?
If you won the lottery, would you stop working?
Is it possible to have a good family life and a successful career, or do you have to choose?
What's your opinion? Are you looking for a job at the moment? What's your dream job? Practise your speaking and send us a comment, or a question, at inglespodcast.com. We'd love to hear from you.
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