Kind Of Profession In English

Professions & Occupations

English Vocabulary

Below we have a list of different Professions and an explanation of what each person does in that profession.

Accountant –
a person that works with the money and accounts of a company.

Actor /Actress
– a person that acts in a play or a movie

Architect
– a person that designs building and houses.

Astronomer
– a person who studies the stars and the universe

Author
– They write books or novels.

Baker
– They make bread and cakes and normally work in a bakery.

Bricklayer
– a person that helps to build houses using bricks.

Bus driver
– a person that drives buses.

Butcher
– a person that works with meat. They cut the meat and sell it in their shop.

Carpenter
– a person that makes things from wood including houses and furniture.

Chef/Cook
– a person that prepared food for others, often in a restaurant or café.

Cleaner
– a person that cleans/tidies an daerah or place (such as in an office)

Dentist
– a person that can fix problems you have with your teeth.

Designer
– a person who has the job of designing things.

Doctor
– a person you go to see when you are ill or have some type of health problem.

Dustman/Refuse collector
– a person that collects trash/rubbish from bins in the street.

Electrician
– a person that works with electric circuits.

Engineer
– a person who develops solutions to technical problems. They sometimes design, build, or maintain engines, machines, structures or public works.

Factory worker
– a person that works in a factory.

Farmer
– a person that works on a farm, usually with animals.

Fireman/Fire fighter
– a person that puts out fires.

Fisherman
– a person that catches fish

Florist
– a person that works with flowers.

Gardener
– a person that keeps gardens clean and tidy. They take care of the plants in the garden.

Hairdresser
– they cut your hair or give it a new style.

Journalist
– a person that makes new reports in writing or through television.

Judge
– a qualified person that decides cases in a law court.

Lawyer
– a person that defends people in court and gives legal advice.

Lecturer
– a person that gives lectures, usually in a university.

Librarian
– a person that works in a library.

Lifeguard
– a person that saves lives where people swim (at a beach or swimming pool).

Mechanic
– a person that repairs machines, especially car motors.

Model
– a (usually attractive) person that works in fashion, modeling clothes and accessories.

Newsreader
– a person that reads the news, normally on television.

Nurse
– a person trained to help a doctor look after the sick or injured.

Optician
– a person that checks your eyes and try and correct any problems with your sight.

Painter
– a person that paints pictures or the interior and exterior of buildings.

Pharmacist
– a qualified person that works with and dispenses medicine.

Photographer – a person that takes photos.

Juru terbang
– a person who flies a plane.

Plumber
– a person that repairs your water systems or pipes.

Politician
– a person who works in politics.

Policeman/Policewoman
– a member of the police force. They (try and) prevent crime.

Postman
– a person that delivers mail to your house.

Benaran estate agent
– a person that makes money from selling land for development.

Receptionist
– a person that is at the reception (entrance) of a company.

Scientist
– a person that works in the science industry. They do many experiments.

Secretary
– a person employed in an office who types letters, keeps records etc.

Shop assistant
– a person that works in a shop or store selling products.

Soldier
– a person who works for the army.

Tailor
– a person that makes clothes for others, many times producing exclusive items of clothing.

Taxi driver
– a person who drives a taxi.

Teacher
– a person that passes knowledge to students, usually at school.

Translator
– a person that translates from one language to another.

Traffic warden
– a person that patrols areas to check that people do not park in the wrong place.

Travel agent
– a person that organises and sells holidays and flights for others.

Veterinary doctor (Vet)
– a qualified person that looks after sick animals.

Waiter/Waitress
– a person that works in a food outlet, looking after customers and serving food.

Window cleaner
– a person that cleans windows, normally the windows of big buildings.

Professions, Jobs and Occupations in English

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