Lesson 179 — Academic Word List: Lesson 29

Part 1: Watch the video 2-3 times

Part 2: Match the Words with their Definitions

a. money or resources set aside for a specific purpose or project.
b. the Earth considered as a planet, or a spherical representation of the Earth’s surface.
c. in addition; moreover.
d. to establish or create something, such as an organization or institution.
e. to produce or create something, especially through effort or action.
f. forming a necessary base or core; essential.
g. the state of being male or female, typically used in relation to social and cultural differences.
h. a basic structure or system that provides support and shape for something.
i. a group of individuals born and living at the same time, usually within a 20-30 year span.
j. the purpose or role that something has in a particular situation or system.


  1. generate
  2. fundamental
  3. furthermore
  4. framework
  5. gender
  6. found
  7. function
  8. generation
  9. globe
  10. fund

Correct matches:

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

Part 3: Vocabulary in Context: Sentences

  1. The archaeologists found ancient relics buried deep underground.
  2. The new economic framework aims to promote sustainable growth.
  3. The main function of the heart is to pump blood throughout the body.
  4. The organization managed to fund their new research project through donations.
  5. Understanding basic math concepts is fundamental for a successful career in finance.
  6. The report highlights the key issues; furthermore, it offers practical solutions.
  7. The company promotes gender equality by ensuring equal pay for all employees.
  8. The new software can generate detailed reports with just a few clicks.
  9. The younger generation values experiences over material possessions.
  10. The documentary explores environmental issues affecting the globe.

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