Lesson 165 — Academic Word List: Lesson 15

Part 1: Watch the video 2-3 times

Part 2: Match the Words with their Definitions

a. to keep within certain limits or boundaries.
b. to arrive at a decision based on evidence or reasoning.
c. to organize and carry out a particular activity.
d. an abstract idea or general notion.
e. permission for something to happen or agreement to do something.
f. to comply with rules, standards, or laws.
g. to grant or bestow a title, degree, or power upon someone.
h. a serious disagreement or argument between people or groups.
i. happening at the same time or simultaneously.
j. to establish the truth or correctness of something.


  1. confine
  2. conflict
  3. consent
  4. conclude
  5. conduct
  6. confer
  7. concurrent
  8. concept
  9. conform
  10. confirm

Correct matches:

  1. a
  2. h
  3. e
  4. b
  5. c
  6. g
  7. i
  8. d
  9. f
  10. j

Part 3: Vocabulary in Context: Sentences

  1. The concept of time travel has always fascinated me.
  2. I can conclude that the experiment was a success based on the data.
  3. The two events were concurrent, causing confusion among attendees.
  4. It is important to conduct thorough research before drawing any conclusions.
  5. They conferred with each other before making a decision.
  6. The criminal was confined to a small cell for his actions.
  7. Can you confirm if the meeting has been rescheduled?
  8. There was a conflict between the two political parties during the debate.
  9. We must conform to the rules and regulations of the organization.
  10. Before starting the project, we need your consent to proceed.

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