Reading Task: The IT Guy- Facts and Myths [Simple Present]

Read the text and identify the facts and myths


My name is James and I am IT Professional. I started my major in 2016 and I finished it in 2020.

Do you know what IT professionals know and do?

Let me tell you a bit about it.

  1. We possess advanced hacking skills so we can hack any device on Earth.
  2. We work in diverse roles like system administration, cybersecurity, project management, and database management.
  3. We have diverse personalities, including both introverts and extroverts.
  4. We also know everything about technology so we can fix any computer issue.
  5. We have no social skills because we spend all our time playing video games and surfing the internet.
  6. We don’t need to continue learning once we graduate.
  7. We focus on technical aspects, we have no business goals.
  8. We are available 24/7 in case you have a problem with your computer.
  9. We work in various industries, including healthcare, finance, education, and government sectors.
  10. We are always available to provide free tech support to friends and family.
  11. We need communication, leadership, and teamwork skills.
  12. We specialize in specific domains.
  13. We are not proficient in all areas of IT.

Tell your classmates the sentences you consider myths and the sentences that you consider facts.

Manuel Campos, English Professor

José Manuel

I am José Manuel and I am an English Teacher in Costa Rica who loves English. I have been teaching English for more than 8 years and I like sharing what I know with others