Unit7: Computing Support
Starter: Computing problems.
Listening: Recording issues.
Grammar: Diagnosing a fault and giving advice.
Specialist Reading: Hard drives.
Unit8: Security and privacy on the Net
Oral task: Computer crimes.
Listening: How to hack into a system (ex-hacker).
Reading: Anatomy of a virus.
Grammar and vocabulary: Using technical terms.
Phrasal verbs with computing words
Writing: Description of Firewalls operation.
Unit9: Software Engineering:
Speaking: Programming Languages
Specialist Reading: OBJECTED-ORIENTED PROGRAMMING
Unit10: People in Computing
Oral discussion: Different jobs in computing.
Reading: Requirements for different jobs.
Points to note when writing Business letter.
Unit11: Recent developments in IT
Speaking: Search for the latest developments in IT.
Reading: Different texts on IT.
Writing: Possible future developments.
Specialist Reading: Bluetooth.
Unit12: Future of IT
Oral task: Making predictions.
Grammar: Future Perfect.
Listening: Future of Information Technology.
Writing: Summarise the views of the experts on the recording.
Specialist Reading: Futures.
Unit13: Electronic Publishing (Interview)
Speaking: Electronic form versus paper form.
(For or against)
Word study: Prefixes in IT terminology.