People & Professions in Portuguese

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People & Professions in Portuguese 2017-07-03T14:29:00+00:00

Let’s talk about people, jobs and professions. These words and phrases will help you when talking about yourself and others, or when you’re planning to apply for a new job abroad.

This lesson is part of the chapter “Learning Portuguese“.

People & Professions in Portuguese

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People

EnglishPortuguesePronunciation
(Audio)
human (being) / person
humano
people / humans
pessoas
woman
mulher
man
homem
child
criança
girl
menina
boy
menino

Professions

EnglishPortuguesePronunciation
(Audio)
profession
profissão
employee / worker
empregado (m), empregada (f)
clerk / official
funcionário (m), funcionária (f)
colleague
colega
pensioner / retiree
aposentado (m), aposentada (f)
unemployed person / jobseeker
desempregado (m), desempregada (f)
doctor
médico (m), médica (f)
journalist
jornalista
engineer
engenheiro (m), engenheira (f)
boss
patrão (m), patroa (f)
director
diretor (m), diretora (f)
manager
empresário (m), empresária (f)
secretary
secretário (m), secretária (f)
driver
motorista
farmer
fazendeiro
baker
padeiro
salesman (m), saleswoman (f)
vendedor (m), vendedora (f)
nurse
enfermeiro (m), enfermeira (f)
policeman (m), policewoman (f)
policial
cook / chef
cozinheiro (m), cozinheira (f)
teacher (m), female teacher (f)
professor (m), professora (f)
shoemaker [Sg]
sapateiro (m), sapateira (f)
shoemakers [Pl]
sapateiros (m), sapateiras (f)
watchmaker [Sg]
relojeiro (m), relojeira (f)
watchmakers [Pl]
relojeiros (m), relojeiras (f)

Work & Application

EnglishPortuguesePronunciation
(Audio)
(to) work
trabalhar
work / job
emprego
workplace
lugar de trabalho
employment / occupation
ocupação
office
escritório
factory
fábrica
construction site
local de construção
salary
salário
(to) earn
receber
(to) look for a job
procurar emprego
(to) find a job
encontrar emprego
job interview
entrevista de emprego
CV
currículo
education
educação
experience
experiência

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