Filipino Jobs

This is a list of jobs in Filipino. This will help you describe what you do for a living. It is especially useful when introducing yourself.

Doctor: doktor
Policeman: parak=formal pulis=conversational
Teacher: guro=formal titser=conversational
Businessman: negosyante=conversational mangangalakal=formal--
Student: mag-aaral=formal estudyante=conversational
Singer: manganganta, mang-aawit=formal, singer= conversational--
Engineer: inhinyero
Artist: pintor=cognate
Actor: aktor
Actress: aktres
Nurse: nars
Translator: tagasalin

These examples will help you answer the question "What do you do?" or "What do you do for a living?". Note how the personal pronouns are used with the nouns in this sentence.

I'm looking for a job: naghahanap ako ng trabaho
I'm an artist: pintor ako
He is a policeman: pulis siya
She is a singer: singer / manganganta ako
I'm a new employee: bagong empleyado ako
I have a long experience: malawak ang karanasan ko

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