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What Is Computer Language – Part2




High Level Language

High Level Language are human oriented language. High Level Language are machine independent and require the support of translator [Compiler / Interpreter] and are self documenting. High Level Language are easy to read, write, learn and understand because it consist general English instructions.

Examples of High Level Language Are

BASIC (Beginner’s All-Purpose Symbolic Instruction Code)


FOTRAN (Formula Translation)

COBOL (Common Business Oriented Language)

C# and C.

Translators [Language Processors]

There are two types of High Level Language Processors [Translators] 1. Compiler
2. Interpreter



It is a standard set of Instructions written and supplied by the computer manufacturers for instructing the program written in a High Level Language into the equivalent machine code of the computer. This process of translation is called compilation. 

Read: Information System

It translates the entire set of instructions from the program and it produces the error list at the end. When all the errors are removed from the program then program is ready for execution and also it creates the object code directly after Compilation.


It is another type of translator used for translating High Level Language into machine code. It translate statement by statement or line by line, translation and execution alternate for each statement encountered in the High Level Language problem if any statement gets error, unless and until that error get clear by the user it won’t translate the next statement. 

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