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Occupations


List of occupations (jobs)

This is an illustrated list of vocabulary items related to jobs (or occupations)

baker
butcher
carpebter
cook
a baker
a butcher
a carpenter
a cook
farmer
fireworker
fisherman
gardener

a farmer

a fireman
a fisherman
a gardener
hairdresser
journalist
judge
lawyer
a hairdresser
a journalist
a judge
a lawyer
mason
mechanic
painter
plumber
a mason
a mechanic
a painter
a plumber
policeman
postman
secretary
singer
a policeman
a postman
a secretary
a singer
soldier
taxidriver
teacher
waiter
a soldier
a taxi driver
a teacher
a waiter
PILOT
engineer
doctor
nurse
a pilot
an engineer
a doctor
a nurse
goldsmith
actor
shoe-shine boy
tailor
a goldsmith
an actor
a shoe-shine boy
a tailor

Remember:

1. For some jobs, it's important to distinguish between the feminine and the masculine uses:

Male Female
a policeman a policewoman
a waiter a waitress
an actor an actress

2. The indefinite article:

  • "a" is used before a consonant:
    Examples: a postman, a teacher...
  • "an" is used before a vowel:
    Examples: an engineer, an actor...

Exercise on the jobs vocabulary

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