Topic 29 Resources

Students need to understand:
  • characteristics and purpose of different levels of programming language, including low level languages

Choose from the following to help you learn:

Books

CAMBRIDGE Computer Science:
Pages 157 - 159. Sections "Programming languages", "Popular programming languages", "Machine code", "Assembly language", but not "Translation". See also "Advantages of using high level languages" and "Advantages of using low level languages" on the top half of page 161.
ROBSON & HEATHCOTE Computer Science (9-1):
Page 127, Section "Classification of programming languages" and "Characteristics and use of programming languages" on the top half of page 128.
SUSAN ROBSON GCSE Computing(3rd edition):
Page 119, Section "Programming languages" and top half of Page 120 "Comparing High Level Languages and Machine Code"
SUSAN ROBSON GCSE Computing(2012):
Page 112, Section "Programming languages" and top half of Page 113 "Comparing High Level Languages and Machine Code"
AXSIED GCSE Computer Science (3rd edition):
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ROUSE & O'BYRNE GCSE(9-1) Computer Science:
Page 174. Section "Translators" continues onto top half of Page 175 mentions low level languages. Also see "High Level Languages" at the bottom of Page 178 and continues onto Page 179. 

Web Sites


YouTube
  • MrDMcKnight: Watch all (2:56). High level code machine code and translators
  • Computer Science Tutor: Watch from 0:00 to 4:40. High Level and Low Level Programming Languages
  • Cambridge GCSE Computing: Watch all (0:42) High Level and Machine Code
  • Cambridge GCSE Computing: Watch all (2:38) High Level and Machine Code Part B

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