How does a computer understand (interpret and execute) a high level programming language?
What’s the difference between a high-level computer language and a low-level language? How does a computer interpret these languages, so the program can run? What is computer programming?
How does a computer understand a computer program http://guyhaas.com/bfoit/itp/Programming.html
BBC Bitesize Revision: Running a program, the CPU, etc. (a 5 page step-by-step resource) http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/guides/z2342hv/revision/1
How do you communicate with computers? Through a programming language. Source code and language differences: Learntocodewith.me
Break down how code gets translated from the code programmers write, to the code computers read, the difference between compiled and interpreted code, and what makes “just-in-time” compilers so fast and efficient. The Basics of Compiled Languages, Interpreted Languages, and Just-in-Time Compilers
How do computers understand programming languages? How do you “teach” a computer a language? Explanation by Christian Benesch, software engineer and architect (among other explanations) here
How does a computer understand a computer program? Codeconquest.com How does coding work?
What is a program? What is a programming language? Depending on the language used, and the particular implementation of the language used, the process to translate high-level language statements to actions may involve compilation and interpretation. Introduction to Programming (Wikiversity)