Aprender ingles with Reza and Craig
English lessons to improve your grammar, vocabulary and listening skills. We'll help you take your English to the next level! Lecciones para aprender y mejorar tú inglés.

If you are a new listener to this podcast, welcome! I'm Craig. This is Reza, and we are going to help you improve your English and take it to the next level.

With over 40 years of teaching between us, we'll help you improve your grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation.

This lesson: professions

We spoke about work vocabulary in Episodes 9, 32 and 43

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Vocabulary:

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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