Computer Terminologies “202” BY : NAHED AL-SALAH
Course Objectives Understand a wide range of texts about information technology. Develop IT English skills (reading, writing, speaking, and listening. Write IT-related documents using appropriate English language. Use efficiently the Internet (searching, send/receive e-mails, …..). Use the English language to understand a wide range of IT topics. Be ready for interacting with the new IT trends in English language
About the course • Evaluation of course work:
Suggested references • Eric H. Glendinning and John McEwan, " Oxford English for Information Technology", Oxford University Press, Student's Book, ISBN 019457492X, 2006.
Suggested references . (cont.) • Eric H. Glendinning and John McEwan, "Basic English for Computing", Revised Edition, Oxford University Press, Student's Book, ISBN 978-0-19-457470-9, The Latest Edition. • "Oxford Dictionary of Computing for Learners of English", Oxford University Press, ISBN 978-0-19-431441-1, 1996.
The Topics will be covered • Introduction to the course contents, text book(s), reference(s) and course plan. • Introduction to the Internet. • Basics of the World Wide Web and websites • Interview: Webpage Creator • Fundamentals of Communication Systems • Computer Support • Computer and Information Security • Interview: The ex-hacker • Software Engineering • People in Computing
The Topics will be covered (cont.) • File Structures and Databases • Bioinformatics • Advanced Topics (Robotics, E-Commerce, Grid and Mobile Computing, Computational Linguistics, ………….) • DiscussExamples that Cover Different Issues Mentioned in the Course Topics • Listen, Read, Write, and Speak several English Computing and IT Tutorials • Use the Internet for searching, sending/ receiving emails, chatting, and visiting websites • Use the Internet for Web-based Education and E-Commerce. • Interact with some Data Security Aspects. • Interact Some of the New Trends of IT Topics.
Units are composed of these sections: • Starter . • Listening . • Reading . • Language work . • Problem-solving task. • Writing . • Speaking . • Specialist reading. • Authentic interviews • Study • End matter in Student’s Book.