Types of Languages

Lesson Instructions

Watch and follow the YouTube video, the lesson contains three parts:

  1. Key Information and content - all you need to do here is watch and listen

  2. Learning activity - this activity involves answering different questions about languages and sorting their properties.

  3. Consolidation - these are past exam question and are for deliberate practice to check your understanding.

Task - Types of Languages

Task - Exam Questions - Deliberate Practice

Exam Questions - Web

Mark Scheme

Question 1

1 mark for each bullet point

  • in high level code instructions use words

  • in machine code instructions are in binary code

  • high level code is designed to be read by humans

  • Machine code is to be read or executed by the computer


  • High level code can be portable/translated for different machines

  • Machine code is specific to a particular maching