People & Professions in Spanish

People & Professions in Spanish 2017-07-03T14:29:04+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 Spanish“.

People & Professions in Spanish

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People

EnglishSpanishPronunciation
(Audio)
human (being) / person
ser humano
persona

people / humans
gente
woman [Sg]
mujer
women [Pl]
mujeres
man [Sg]
hombre
men [Pl]
hombres
child [Sg]
niño (m), niña (f)
children [Pl]
niños
girl [Sg]
niña
girls [Pl]
niñas
boy [Sg]
niño
boys [Pl]
niños

Professions

EnglishSpanishPronunciation
(Audio)
profession [Sg]
profesión
professions [Pl]
profesiones
employee / worker [Sg]
empleado
trabajador
employees / workers [Pl]
empleados
clerk / official [Sg]
empleado
clerks / officials [Pl]
empleados
colleague [Sg]
colega
colleagues [Pl]
colegas
pensioner / retiree [Sg]
pensionado
retirado

pensioners / retirees [Pl]
pensionados
retirados

unemployed person / jobseeker [Sg]
desempleado
unemployed persons / jobseekers [Pl]
desempleados
doctor [Sg]
doctor
doctors [Pl]
doctores
journalist [Sg]
periodista
journalists [Pl]
periodistas
engineer [Sg]
ingeniero
engineers [Pl]
ingenieros
boss [Sg]
jefe
bosses [Pl]
jefes
director [Sg]
director
directors [Pl]
directores
manager [Sg]
gerente
managers [Pl]
gerentes
secretary [Sg]
secretaria
secretaries [Pl]
secretarias
driver [Sg]
chofer
drivers [Pl]
choferes
farmer [Sg]
granjero
farmers [Pl]
granjeros
baker [Sg]
panadero
bakers [Pl]
panaderos
salesman (m), saleswoman (f) [Sg]
vendedor
salesmen (m), saleswomen (f) [Pl]
vendedores
nurse [Sg]
enfermero (m), enfermera (f)
nurses [Pl]
enfermeros
policeman (m), policewoman (f) [Sg]
policía
policemen (m), policewomen (f) [Pl]
policias
cook / chef [Sg]
cocinero
chef

cooks / chefs [Pl]
cocineros
teacher (m), female teacher (f) [Sg]
maestra
teachers (m), female teachers (f) [Pl]
maestros
shoemaker [Sg]
zapatero
shoemakers [Pl]
zapateros
watchmaker [Sg]
relojero
watchmakers [Pl]
relojeros

Work & Application

EnglishSpanishPronunciation
(Audio)
(to) work
trabajar
work / job [Sg]
trabajo
work / job [Pl]
trabajos
workplace
lugar de trabajo
employment / occupation [Sg]
empleo
employments / occupations [Pl]
empleos
office [Sg]
oficina
offices [Pl]
oficinas
factory [Sg]
fábrica
factories [Pl]
fábricas
construction site
lugar de construcción
salary [Sg]
salario
salaries [Pl]
salarios
(to) earn
ganar
(to) look for a job
buscar trabajo
(to) find a job
encontrar trabajo
job interview
entrevista de trabajo
CV [Sg]
curriculo
CVs [Pl]
curriculos
education
educación
experience
experiencia

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