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"Jag är professor."

Translation:I am a professor.

January 9, 2015

14 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CapdeBurro

What is the difference between professor and teacher ?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lundgren8

in Swedish professor an academic university title and the name for the highest educated teachers at a university. Lärare (teacher) is just any person who teaches.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/myriam365

But can you call a professor 'lärare'?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lundgren8

Yes, typically. I’d say ”min lärare” about my university professor. When speaking to them, we usually use first names in Sweden.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ewan.yy

In academia, we usually call the person who teaches at a university or a college AND with a PhD or a licentiate degree as "a lecturer", en lektor på Svenska.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ShatteredSans

jag ar professor Dumbledore


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/eal_duo

The audio sounds more like: "jag är professorn"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Huguenot7

I noticed something similar, almost like the last letter is a cross between an r and an l.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Taa0pe

I agree with eal_duo as for the model utterance; having the definite species "professorn" indicates the need of translating it "the professor". - So, there is some discrepancy between exercise stuff and the solution!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Joshua118516

Romans 1:22När de berömde sig av att vara visa, blevo de dårar 


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/NathanHill16

Is "Professor" used in the British style, where it's a prestigious title that only some university faculty have, or like the American style where it's anyone who teaches at a university?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/craigchardy

The audio sounds like "jag é professor."


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Gnurfel

I should have asked this earlier but can professor be used like a name on its own to talk to someone? Like "God morgon professor"?

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