Lesson 197— Academic Word List: Lesson 47

Part 1: Watch the video 2-3 times

Part 2: Match the Words with their Definitions

a. to continue with a course of action or move forward.
b. a set of rules governing behavior or procedures within a specific context.
c. a series of actions or steps taken to achieve a particular end.
d. to formally forbid by law, rule, or other authority.
e. a planned undertaking that requires time and resources to complete.
f. the scientific study of the mind and behavior.
g. relating to a paid occupation requiring specialized education and training.
h. the possibility or likelihood of future success or advancement.
i. a part, share, or number considered in relation to a whole.
j. to support or actively encourage the progress or growth of something.


  1. prohibit
  2. protocol
  3. proceed
  4. process
  5. promote
  6. proportion
  7. prospect
  8. psychology
  9. project
  10. professional

Correct matches:

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

Part 3: Vocabulary in Context: Sentences

  1. Before we proceed with the meeting, I would like to address a few key points.
  2. The process of obtaining a visa can be quite complex and time-consuming.
  3. As a professional in the field of marketing, I always strive for excellence.
  4. Smoking is strictly prohibited in this area due to fire safety regulations.
  5. Our company is currently working on a new project to expand our market reach.
  6. The manager decided to promote the hardworking employee to a higher position.
  7. It is important to maintain a proper proportion of ingredients when baking a cake.
  8. After graduating from business school, she eagerly pursued new career prospects.
  9. The medical team followed the protocol for treating patients with infectious diseases.
  10. Studying psychology has helped me better understand human behavior and emotions.

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