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Do Programmers Dream of English Sheep?

Do Programmers Dream of English Sheep?

A Lightning talk about how I learned English.

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Fumihiko Shiroyama

February 13, 2017
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  1. DO PROGRAMMERS DREAM OF ENGLISH SHEEP? @FUSHIROYAMA

  2. ANDROID PROGRAMMER FUMIHIKO SHIROYAMA

  3. AGENDA ▸My background ▸How I studied English ▸Why should programmers

    study English
  4. MY BACKGROUND

  5. MY BACKGROUND ▸Born and raised only in Japan ▸Have never

    studied abroad ▸My English teacher is Podcast
  6. HOW I STUDIED ENGLISH?

  7. None
  8. PODCAST ▸Internet radio through iTunes ▸Various kinds of programs including

    Educational ones ▸Many of them are available for FREE
  9. DON’T WASTE YOUR COMMUTING TIME!

  10. MY RECOMMENDATIONS ▸elspod.com ▸BBC News ▸ABC News

  11. MY RECOMMENDATIONS ▸elspod.com ▸BBC News ▸ABC News NO LONGER AVAILABLE

    ON ITUNES
  12. MY RECOMMENDATIONS ▸elspod.com ▸BBC News ▸ABC News NO LONGER AVAILABLE

    ON ITUNES STILL AVAILABLE ON THEIR WEBSITE!
  13. ESLPOD.COM ▸Short ▸Easy and slow ▸Difficult words are paraphrased in

    easy English ▸One or two difficult words, idioms
  14. ESLPOD.COM ▸Short ▸Easy and slow ▸Difficult words are paraphrased in

    easy English ▸One or two difficult words, idioms NOT IN JAPANESE BUT IN ENGLISH
  15. ESLPOD.COM ▸Short ▸Easy and slow ▸Difficult words are paraphrased in

    easy English ▸One or two difficult words, idioms MORE THAN THREE UNKNOWN WORDS WITHOUT DICTIONARY IS MEANINGLESS
  16. BUT HOW TO BE ABLE TO SPEAK?

  17. HOW TO BE ABLE TO SPEAK ▸Talk to English speakers!

    ▸Shadowing
  18. WHY SHOULD PROGRAMMERS STUDY ENGLISH?

  19. None
  20. WHAT PPAP TAUGHT US IS… ▸Make English contents and provide

    it on the Net may make you a star!
  21. WHAT PPAP TAUGHT US IS… ▸Make English contents and provide

    it on the Net may make you a star! GITHUB!!
  22. TAKE A CHANCE! ▸Japanese programmers are great! ▸English makes you

    outstanding! ▸Don’t hesitate to make mistakes! It’s ok for programmers to make slight grammatical errors!
  23. THANK YOU! All illustrations are thanks to irastoya.com