Nouns

Catalan Lesson 11 (Nouns and Jobs)

Duration: 30 mins

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This 11th lesson teaches an important part of speech aspect in Catalan which is the noun. Also included is a list of vocabulary about jobs and finally some common phrases. I will try to give examples using both vocabulary and grammar. That way it will be easy for you to see the words when they are separate and when they are in a sentence. Going through the whole page should take about 30 min. Make sure to read the pronunciation and hear the audio as well. If you have any question about this course, please email me directly at Catalan Classes.

Nouns

Nouns are the most used words in Catalan. They consist of about 35% of part of speech in term of usage. They can help describe living creatures, objects, places, actions, qualities, states of existence, or ideas.

Below is a list of some nouns that you might come across or use very often. That includes some singular and plural forms, as well as feminine and masculine forms. The table contains 3 columns (English, Catalan, and Audio). Make sure you repeat each word after hearing it by either clicking on the audio button or by reading the pronunciation. That should help with memorization as well as improving your pronunciation.

Nouns in Catalan

Nouns Catalan
Catgat
Doggos
Womandona
Womendones
Mothermare
Sistergermana
Shoessabates
Socksmitjons
Bookllibre
Booksllibres
Starsestrelles
Sunsol

The following are nouns used in a full sentence. That way you will be able to use the word not only by itself but embedded in a structure.

Catalan Nouns in a Sentence

English Catalan
I have a dogTinc un gos
I speak ItalianJo parlo italià
I live in AmericaJo visc a Amèrica
This is my wifeAquesta és la meva dona
This is my husbandAquest és el meu marit.
Can you close the door?Pots tancar la porta?

Questions?

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Vocabulary List about Jobs

Below is a list of jobs and occupations in Catalan. At the end of the list, there will be examples where those terms are used in a sentence.

Jobs in Catalan

ActorActor
ActressActriu
Artistartista
Businessmanhome de negocis
Doctormetge
Engineerenginyer
Nurseinfermer
Policemanpolicia
Singercantant
Studentestudiant
Teachermestre
Translatortraductor

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Daily Conversation in Catalan

Finally, a list of some commonly used phrases. For a complete list of commonly used sentences, please visit our Catalan Phrases page. Enjoy!

Common Expressions in Catalan

English Catalan
He is a policemanEll és policia
I have a long experienceTinc una llarga experiència
I'm a new employeeSóc un nou empleat
I'm an artistSóc artista
I'm looking for a jobEstic buscant feina
She is a singerElla és cantant
What's that called in French?Com es diu en francès?
I have a reservationTinc una reserva
I have to goHe de marxar
Where do you live?On vius?
Spanish is easy to learnL'espanyol es fàcil d'aprendre

Fun Facts

Language Quote: ❝One language sets you in a corridor for life. Two languages open every door along the way.❞ ‒Frank Smith

Congratulations! You finished your 11th lesson in Catalan about nouns, and jobs. Are you ready for the next lesson? We recommend Catalan Lesson 12. You can also simply click on one of the links below or go back to our Learn Catalan homepage.

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