Afrikaans Jobs

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

Doctor: dokter
Policeman: polisieman
Teacher: onderwyser
Businessman: sakeman
Student: student
Singer: sanger
Engineer: ingenieur
Artist: kunstenaar
Actor: akteur
Actress: aktrise
Nurse: verpleegster
Translator: vertaler

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: Ek soek werk
I'm an artist: Ek is 'n kunstenaar
He is a policeman: Hy is ’n polisieman
She is a singer: Sy is ’n sangeres
I'm a new employee: Ek is 'n nuwe werknemer
I have a long experience: Ek het baie ervaring

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