Today we are going to learn the vocabulary related to public services in Spanish – los servicios públicos-, and that can be found in any big city in the world.
Like other times, to present the vocabulary we have an infographic that you can see on the right. If you want a pdf copy, you just have to leave us a message in the comments, and we will send it to you by email.
In addition, we have also prepared some activities and word games that will help you memorize the vocabulary of public services in Spanish, in a fun way. You can find them below.
List of public services in Spanish
Here is the list of public services in Spanish, with English translation:
- La oficina de correos (post office)
- La comisaría de policía (police station)
- El juzgado (court/tribunal)
- El hospital (hospital)
- El parque de bomberos (fire station)
- La biblioteca (library)
It is also important that you learn some professions related to these places:
- El cartero/la cartera (mailman/postman/postwoman)
- El policía/la policía (policeman/ policewoman)
- El juez/la jueza (judge)
- El magistrado/la magistrada (magistrate)
- El fiscal/la fiscal (distric attorney/public prosecutor)
- El médico/la médica (doctor)
- El enfermero/la enfermera (nurse)
- El bombero/la bombera (firefighter)
- El bibliotecario/la bibliotecaria (librarían)
Practice the vocabulary related to public services
Now it’s time to practice what you’ve learned, for this, we have some interactive exercises and word games. Repeat them as many times as you need until you memorize the vocabulary of public services in Spanish. Finally, contact your tutor if you have any questions. Don’t you have an online Spanish tutor yet?
To learn more
I think you can find it useful to learn more vocabulary related to the city, click on these links to access the regarding posts:
- La ciudad (city)
- En el restaurant (in the restaurant)
- En el supermercado (in the supermarket)
- Las tiendas (shops)
- Los medios de transporte (transport)
- En la calle (in the street)
Finally, here you have a link to a video to learn how to ask and give directions in Spanish, so you can get to these places. See you next week.