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3. Find the answers to the questions.

  1. What is IT?

  2. What does it deal with?

  3. Is it a profession of a great variety of duties? Approve it.

  4. What is computing?

  5. What does computer science study?

  6. What is computer programming? What is its purpose?

  7. Do you think you might like to become a computer programmer or some other professional?

  8. In your opinion what kind of person makes a good programmer? Discuss specific characteristics and explain why they are important?

  9. What should the person of this occupation know?

  10. Should students taking a computer literacy course be required to learn some programming? Why?

4. Complete the sentences.

  1. IT deals with the use of electronic computers and ... .

  2. ..., and the term has become very recognizable.

  3. … are combined, the result is information technology, or “infotech”

  4. Computing is usually defined as the activity of ... .

  5. The purpose of programming is ... .

  6. ... requires knowledge of both the application's domain and the computer science domain.

5. Match the following English words with their definitions.


a programmer


a group of computers, functioning and administered as a unit, that are identified by sharing the same domain name on the internet


computer programming


to give aid or courage to


to support


(often shortened to programming or coding) is the process of writing, testing, debugging/troubleshooting, and maintaining the source code of computer programs.


artificial language


is someone who writes computer software


logic programming


an invented language, esp one intended as an international medium of communication or for use with computers


a domain


the study or implementation of computer programs capable of discovering or checking proofs of formal expressions or segments

6. True or false statements.

  1. IT deals with the use of electronic computers and computer software to convert, store, protect, process, transmit, and securely retrieve information.

  2. When computer and communications technologies are combined, the result is computer science.

  3. Computer science (or computing science) only is the study and the science of the theoretical foundations of information and computation.

  4. This source code is an artificial language.

  5. The term programmer may apply to a range of program quality, from hacker to open source contributor to professional, who could do most or all of the computer programming.

7. Translate the following sentences into Ukrainian.

  1. A computer operator is the person responsible for monitoring and controlling computer systems especially mainframe computer systems in a company or organization.

  2. Responsibilities include troubleshooting software and hardware problems, monitoring batch processing, maintaining and improving system performance and online availability, maintaining all system and application documentation, and assisting personnel with computer problems.

  3. Most employers also require formal technical training or one to three years' experience.

  4. A computer operator must effectively interact and communicate with others, be able to work independently, have strong analytical skills, and be able to recognize and respond to problem situations.

  5. A system administrator (sometimes abbreviated as sysadmin) is a person who is responsible for managing a multi-user computing environment, such as a local area network (LAN).

  6. The responsibilities of the system administrator typically include installing and configuring system hardware and software, establishing and managing user accounts, upgrading software and backup and recovery tasks.

  7. There is a wide variety of career paths in the information systems discipline. "Workers with specialized technical knowledge and strong communications skills will have the best prospects

  8. Computer science, or computing science, is the study of the theoretical foundations of information and computation and their implementation and application in computer systems.

  9. A programming language is an artificial language that can be used to control the behaviour of a machine, particularly a computer.

  10. Programming languages, like natural languages, are defined by syntactic and semantic rules, which describe their structure and meaning respectively.

  11. Computer software is a general term used to describe a collection of computer programs, procedures and documentation that perform some task on a computer system.

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