All Unit Activities

Readings, vocabulary, and downloads from all units.
Unit name Readings Vocabulary Downloads
1. Welcome to English for IT
Welcome to the course! This unit contains some very basic IT vocabulary to help you get started.
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2. Introduction to Software
In this unit students will learn vocabulary related to the software development cycle from a developer's perspective.
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3. Operating Systems
In this unit students will learn about different kinds of computer OS (operating systems) and why they are important.
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4. Software Applications
In this unit students will learn about software development process and how apps (applications) are developed.
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5. IT Careers
In this unit students will learn about popular IT career roles and their responsibilities.
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6. The Internet
This unit discusses the Internet, the World Wide Web, and some related networking technologies and concepts.
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7. People in IT
This unit discusses influential IT people and how they helped change the world.
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8. Measurements
This unit discusses some of the terms used by IT professionals to measure things both great and small.
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9. Programming Languages
This unit discusses which programming languages are the most popular, what they are used for, and why.
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10. Computer Types
This unit discusses different types of computers and what they are used for.
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11. Components
This unit discusses hardware components, the "building blocks" of modern computers.
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12. Peripherals
This unit discusses "peripheral devices", which allow a computer to perform tasks it could not do on it's own.
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13. Networking
In this unit we cover very basic network concepts and terminology.
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14. The Keyboard 1
In order to master IT, you need to be familiar with all the keys and what they do.
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15. The Keyboard 2
In order to master IT, you need to be familiar with all the keys and what they do.
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16. Memory and Storage
This unit discusses the difference between computer storage and computer memory.
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17. Input Devices
This unit describes some common input devices and what they are used for.
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18. Removable Storage
This unit covers the past, present, and future of removable storage.
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19. IT Slang 1
This unit covers some basic IT slang which may useful for making friends and socializing in the office.
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20. IT Slang 2
This unit covers some basic IT slang which may useful for making friends and socializing in the office.
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21. English for Electronics
This unit gives IT students a brief glimpse at the world of electronics and how they work.
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22. Computer Ethics
To avoid modern disasters, IT workers need to understand and adhere to a tight code of computer ethics.
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23. American IT Companies
This unit describes 15 large American IT companies that all IT students and professionals should be familiar with.
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24. English for Programmers, Part I
This unit teaches some basic programming terminology like variables, arrays, and loops.
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25. Introduction to Cryptocurrency
This unit discusses Cryptocurrency. What is it?Where did it come from? Why do we need it?
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26. QA or Quality Assurance
This unit focuses on QA (Quality Assurance) and related terms and concepts.
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27. The Concise Guide to ITIL
This unit covers ITIL, a popular IT Service Management Framework that is widespread in larger IT departments around the world.
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28. Freelancing
This unit covers working "freelance" instead of accepting a typical job employment role.
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