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University of VictoriaIntroduction to IT English
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Language Exercise 2

Match each term in the left column with the correct definition in the right column.

Terms Definitions
  1. architect
  2. software application
  3. data entry clerk
  4. graphic designer
  5. software
  6. browser
  7. CAD (computer-aided design)
  1. This is a set of instructions that tells a computer what to do.
  2. She or he is someone who enters large amounts of information into the computer.
  3. He or she is a person who designs buildings by using special software.
  4. This type of software allows you to search, find, view, and manage information over a network.
  5. This is a type of software that does a specific task, such as word processing.
  6. He or she is a person who creates images using computer software.
  7. This is a combination of software and hardware that helps people design many things, such as airplanes or houses.
Terms Definitions
  1. database
  2. e-mail client
  3. programmer
  4. operating system
  5. PDA (personal digital assistant)
  6. information technology
  7. accountant
  1. This is a person who writes codes that tell a computer what to do.
  2. This is an electronic dayplanner that helps you keep track of addresses, phone numbers, and appointments.
  3. This is a person who uses spreadsheets to calculate numbers in rows and columns.
  4. This is a collection of information which is organized in categories for a specific purpose.
  5. This is something that is used to send letters and files to other people.
  6. This refers to a variety of electronic machines that let people manipulate information, such as words, numbers, images, or sounds.
  7. This is something that lets you install software, organize your files, and tell your hardware what to do.