Lesson 211— Academic Word List: Lesson 61

Part 1: Watch the video 2-3 times


Part 2: Match the Words with their Definitions

a. done, given, or acting of one’s own free will.
b. the health, happiness, and prosperity of individuals or groups.
c. existing or occurring on the internet or in a computer simulation.
d. able to be seen or perceived.
e. found or distributed over a large area or number of people.
f. by which; through which.
g. while on the contrary; although.
h. relating to seeing or sight.
i. the ability to see; sight.
j. the amount of space occupied by a three-dimensional object or enclosed within a container.


  1. vision
  2. widespread
  3. whereas
  4. welfare
  5. voluntary
  6. virtual
  7. visual
  8. whereby
  9. visible
  10. volume

Correct matches:

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

Part 3: Vocabulary in Context: Sentences

  1. The pandemic forced many companies to switch to virtual meetings and conferences.
  2. The impact of climate change is becoming more visible with each passing year.
  3. The leader shared her vision for the company’s growth in the next decade.
  4. The artist’s use of visual imagery left a lasting impression on the audience.
  5. The volume of data generated by the research project was overwhelming.
  6. The organization relies on voluntary donations to support their initiatives.
  7. The government implemented new welfare programs to assist struggling families.
  8. Whereas some people prefer city living, others enjoy the tranquility of rural areas.
  9. The company uses a system whereby employees can share feedback and ideas.
  10. The protests against police brutality became widespread across the country.

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