|SPEECC is a Tokyo-based
group of teaching professionals
and others promoting
innovation in the teaching of English grammar. We are currently
developing an open-access online initiative for students of English
grammar, particularly those who have developed beyond the basics and
are seeking more advanced and comprehensive explanations.
We are aiming to create a wide-ranging set of interactive web pages that will help learners to develop their English skills. Click on the links below to see examples of the kind of material we are working on. We are always interested in expanding, so if you are interested in joining us and working together to create such materials please click here.
We aim to create dozens of interactive quizzes like these, complete with answers and explanations. We hope you enjoy puzzling over them!
Video games add a new dimension to the study of grammar. Here are a couple of examples of the kind of material we are working on.
From time to time SPEECC hosts live events in Tokyo, in conjunction with the Cycle of Good English Cafe (a Malawi-based fair trade initiative). We are always happy to see new faces, so come along if you can!
Confused about grammar? Pronunciation? Vocabulary?
We love your questions about the English language!
Contact us and tell us what you want to know!
RANDOM QUESTIONS: This is a sample quiz which we used at one of our "live" events this year. LEVEL: ADVANCED
QUIZ #2Go there!
PRESENT PERFECT SIMPLE AND PRESENT PERFECT CONTINUOUS: This is a model quiz based on a specific grammar point. LEVEL: ADVANCED
GAME #1 (H5P animated video with soundtrack)
PRESENT PERFECT SIMPLE AND PRESENT PERFECT CONTINUOUS: This is a model game based on a specific grammar point. LEVEL: INTERMEDIATE ~ ADVANCED
GAME #2 (Powerpoint format)
COMMON NATIVE-SPEAKER MISTAKES: This is a model quiz based on a specific grammar point. LEVEL: INTERMEDIATE ~ ADVANCED
Visit Norio's grammar pages for dozens of explanations of grammar points (in Japanese).
The next scheduled event wil be the All Sophians Festival. Details will be posted here in due course.
Highlights from previous events: