Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Speaking"

The meaning of "Speaking" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does speaking of mean?
A: This phrase would be used as a way to change the subject, I suppose.

Example situation: You are talking with a friend about the sudden rainy weather.
Friend: I didn't bring an umbrella, so I was drenched for the interview!"
You: Oh, speaking of, how did it go?
Q: What does speaking a mile a minute mean?
A: It means a person is talking very quickly or excitedly
Q: What does speaking of which mean?
A: It means 'also' or 'by the way'
Q: What does speaking of mean?
A: speaking of ....
..... と言えば、って会話の中で誰かが話している話題がきっかけで、別の事を思い出した時に使いますよね。それと同じように使います。
Q: What does speaking with force mean?
A: Speaking with force means to speak boldly or with a lot of feeling. With the sentence posted, a preacher would need to speak with force in order to have his/her listeners, understand and believe what is being said.

Example sentences using "Speaking"

Q: Please show me example sentences with teach me how to speaking english well ?? please .
A: Could you teach me how to speak English well

Can you teach me how to speak English well

I was wonder if you could teach me how to speak English well

You have to teach me how to speak English well

You should teach me how to speak English well

You must teach me how to speak English well

Do you want me to teach you how to speak English well?

You said you could teacher how to speak English well, didn't you?

Hope that helps.
Q: Please show me example sentences with speaking of which.
A: She is hungry, speaking of which, what would you like to eat?
I finished my homework, speaking of which, did you finish yours?
Q: Please show me example sentences with speaking of which.
A: "We've been invited to their wedding - speaking of which, did you know they're moving to Oxford?"
Q: Please show me example sentences with Maybe I'm good at speaking English better than Norwegian..
A: "I guess that I'm better at speaking English than Norwegian." はどうですか?
Q: Please show me example sentences with french speaking finnish immigrant.
A: @Kira_Halonen Kira is a French speaking Finnish immigrant, and apparently the only one on HiNative.

Synonyms of "Speaking" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between I will be speaking and I will speak ?
A: Overall, the meaning is the same and we can use both expressions interchangeably. But if you want a grammatical explanation, "I will be speaking" emphasizes the process of the action as in "I will be speaking at the meeting for 30 minutes" and is more colloquial. The second, "I will speak" is a simple statement about a specific action in the future. Another example is "I will be going to the mall tonight" = "I will go to the mall tonight. Either one works just fine. They both mean the same. Remember, English is a flexible language so we can express the SAME idea in different ways :)
Q: What is the difference between speaking in public and speaking in front of public ?
A: speaking in public is just speaking normally when your out, whether its talking with a friend or asking an employee at a store for help, things such as that while speaking in front of public is normally used when you have to give a speech or present something in front of a bunch of people
Q: What is the difference between you'll be good at speaking English and you'll become good at speaking English ?
A: They both mean the same thing, but you need to omit the "a" in front of "good".
1. You'll be good at speaking English.
2. You'll become good at speaking English.

However, the more proper way to say the sentences would probably be "You'll speak English well".
Q: What is the difference between speak of (e.g. he is good at speaking ill of others) and speak about (e.g. he is good at speaking ill about others) ?
A: "Speaking of" is used in one sided conversation...

"Speaking of homework, have you done your geography homework?"

Talking about -

"Stop talking about shopping, it's annoying"
Q: What is the difference between while speaking and if spoken and unless spoken to ?
A: @ryota0420: He looked at her while speaking. The words "Open please" open the door if spoken. He does not talk unless spoken to.

Translations of "Speaking"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Can you help me improve my English speaking skills ?
A: That’s ok!
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I want to practice my speaking.
Would you correct me when I mistake, with typing if possible?
A: That is a correct sentence.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? speaking
A: Speaking.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? The Swedish are famous for being well organized and speaking good English
A: You can rephrase that in English as "The Swedish are renowned for being organized, and they are excellent at speaking English.

If you are trying to use more American "slang" (being more colloquial in other words) you can say the first part as " The Swedes" instead of "the Swedish" Don't do this though if you're trying to sound smart, or if this is for business.

You can also say the Swedish speak English quite well, or that the Swedish are quite fluent in English.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? ect. in speaking English
A: Hmm could you give an example? I would probably say "and that sort of thing". For example " I like ice cream, cake, and that sort of thing'

Other questions about "Speaking"

Q: I'm learning English. But I'm not good at speaking English.
Please tell me what I should do to improve my speaking skills.😢
I'm so nervous because I'm going to enter the university and major in English this year... I can't speak well ..
A: Practice!!! Can you record something for me? I will tell you if it is bad. You are probably just worried and nervous,, I'm sure you are fine!! 😁
Q: How can I improve my speaking?
A: I think it's important to have a huge vocabulary in order to improve the speaking, because if you don't know how something is called, the wider the knowledge of vocabulary the easier it is to explain or describe the word you don't know in English or can't remember. Another thing that is useful is trying to think in English, no matter if you're writing or speaking, because it would be easier to be fluent if you can avoid having to translate everything you want to say. Plus, it will sound more natural because the phrase structures may be different than in your mother language! So, first of all, add new words to your vocabulary and start thinking in English! And anytime you can, talk in English!!!
Q: (when speaking to my friend) no, it doesn't seem to be the case for all i know. if naything, he likes orange juice more than coffee. i never saw him drink coffee. does this sound natural?
A: @tjstkdn Mmm it's used, but "as far as I know" is more common, I think. I recommend you use that instead :)

"For all I know" is usually used slightly different... When you don't care about something:

"As far as I know, he can die and I wouldn't notice." ㅋㅋㅋ

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Q: However, I think that speaking with some random natives and speaking with sb who knows the struggle of learning languages is different. I am more patient, and take time to correct each time my partner makes a mistake. does this sound natural?
A: ​​However, I think that speaking with a random native and speaking with somebody who knows the struggle of learning languages are different. I am more patient, and take time to correct my partner each time they make a mistake.
Q: I need to improve my speaking "skill" or skills. Which one is correct or both of them are okay? does this sound natural?
A: It's usually in plural form as speaking skills will not have only one skill.

For example
Your tone of voice
The volume
The pace

Those things are skills that make up good speaking skills.

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