Lesson 193— Academic Word List: Lesson 43

Part 1: Watch the video 2-3 times

Part 2: Match the Words with their Definitions

a. a limit or boundary that defines the scope of a particular process or activity.
b. a typical example or pattern of something.
c. to supervise or manage from a distance.
d. to cover part of the same area as something else.
e. a group of people gathered for discussion or decision-making.
f. considering or including everything.
g. to take part in an activity or event.
h. a distinct section of a piece of writing dealing with a particular point or idea.
i. a person who takes part in an undertaking with another or others.
j. side by side and having the same distance continuously between them.


  1. paragraph
  2. parallel
  3. overall
  4. parameter
  5. participate
  6. overlap
  7. panel
  8. paradigm
  9. overseeas
  10. partner

Correct matches:

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

Part 3: Vocabulary in Context: Sentences

  1. The overall results of the study were surprisingly positive.
  2. There is an overlap between psychology and sociology in some areas.
  3. She oversees the company’s international operations.
  4. The panel of experts concluded that more research was needed.
  5. The new theory presents a completely different paradigm in physics.
  6. The first paragraph of the article set the tone for the entire piece.
  7. The two projects are running in parallel to save time.
  8. The success of the project will depend on staying within the set parameters.
  9. I am excited to participate in the upcoming conference.
  10. She decided to become business partners with her best friend.

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