Lesson 207— Academic Word List: Lesson 57

Part 1: Watch the video 2-3 times

Part 2: Match the Words with their Definitions

a. a group of individuals working together towards a common purpose.
b. a long, narrow strip of material used for binding or fastening objects together.
c. relating to a particular subject, skill, or field of study.
d. a visual representation that stands for an idea or concept.
e. an objective or goal to be achieved.
f. a specific job or duty assigned to someone.
g. lasting for only a limited period of time; not permanent.
h. showing nervousness or anxiety.
i. a method or way of performing a task or activity.
j. the application of scientific knowledge for practical purposes, especially in industry.


  1. symbol
  2. technology
  3. task
  4. temporary
  5. target
  6. tense
  7. technical
  8. tape
  9. technique
  10. team

Correct matches:

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

Part 3: Vocabulary in Context: Sentences

  1. The dove is a symbol of peace and hope for many cultures worldwide.
  2. She used transparent tape to hold the papers together in her presentation.
  3. His target was to finish the project before the deadline set by his supervisor.
  4. Completing complex tasks requires focus, dedication, and strategic planning.
  5. The team collaborated effectively to achieve their ambitious goals.
  6. Advanced technical skills are essential in today’s competitive job market.
  7. Mastering proper breathing technique is crucial for singers and public speakers.
  8. The rapid advancement of technology has changed the way we live and work.
  9. The company hired temporary workers during the busy holiday season.
  10. Learning a new language can be challenging due to its complex tense structure.

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