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    Speak and Talk

    What is the basic difference between speak and talk please?

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    Re: Speak and Talk

    Mostly, the differences are collocational- habit. We 'speak languages' and usually 'talk to people' or 'talk rubbish'. You can practise the differences here: http://www.usingenglish.com/quizzes/366.html

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