Lesson 168 — Academic Word List: Lesson 18

Part 1: Watch the video 2-3 times

Part 2: Match the Words with their Definitions

a. to bring something new into existence through imagination or skill.
b. to change something into a different form or purpose.
c. to persuade someone to believe or do something through reasoning or argument.
d. recognition for having contributed to something, usually in terms of money or reputation.
e. the central or most important part of something.
f. relating to a large company or group.
g. two people or things that are paired or linked together.
h. to organize and integrate different elements in order to work efficiently together.
i. to work together with others towards a common goal.
j. to match or be similar to something else.


  1. credit
  2. core
  3. corporate
  4. convert
  5. convince
  6. cooperate
  7. correspond
  8. create
  9. coordinate
  10. couple

Correct matches:

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

Part 3: Vocabulary in Context: Sentences

  1. She was able to convert the document from PDF to Word format with ease.
  2. I managed to convince my colleagues to join me in implementing the new strategy.
  3. The two departments need to cooperate to ensure the project is a success.
  4. The team needs to coordinate their efforts to meet the upcoming deadline.
  5. Communication skills are at the core of effective leadership.
  6. The company has a corporate culture that values employee well-being.
  7. His actions do not correspond with his words, leading to confusion.
  8. They have been a couple for over ten years, and their bond is still strong.
  9. The artist can create stunning pieces of artwork using various mediums.
  10. He was given credit for his innovative ideas that transformed the business.

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