Lesson 195— Academic Word List: Lesson 45

Part 1: Watch the video 2-3 times

Part 2: Match the Words with their Definitions

a. having a good effect; optimistic or confident in attitude.
b. to forecast or estimate what will happen in the future.
c. in addition to; an advantage or benefit.
d. to come before in time or order; to go ahead of.
e. the possibility of becoming something in the future; latent qualities or abilities.
f. exact and accurate; clearly defined or stated.
g. a person who practices a profession, such as medicine or law.
h. a set of rules or guidelines established by an organization or government.
i. a part or share of a whole; a serving size of food.
j. to present oneself in a particular way; a position held for a photograph or artwork.


  1. precise
  2. predict
  3. portion
  4. potential
  5. policy
  6. plus
  7. pose
  8. positive
  9. practitioner
  10. precede

Correct matches:

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

Part 3: Vocabulary in Context: Sentences

  1. The final price, plus shipping fees, was still within my budget.
  2. The company’s new policy on remote work has increased employee satisfaction.
  3. I only ate a small portion of the delicious dessert to save room for later.
  4. Carrying heavy weights can pose a risk of injury if not done correctly.
  5. Despite the challenges, she maintained a positive attitude throughout the project.
  6. The company sees great potential for growth in the upcoming market trends.
  7. As a certified yoga practitioner, she teaches classes at the local studio.
  8. The introduction will precede the main discussion in the presentation.
  9. To achieve accurate results, it is crucial to be precise in your measurements.
  10. Using historical data, we can predict future market trends with some degree of accuracy.

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