There is little difference between ‘speak’ and ‘talk’ and they are often used interchangeably.
‘Speak’ is often used when someone is speaking to a group of people in general. ‘Speak’ is also used with languages.
Peter speaks both German and Italian.
She spoke about her problems at work.
Important Note: ‘Speak’ tends to be used in more formal situations.
Verb Forms: Speak – Spoke – Spoken – Speaking
‘Talk’ is used to express informal conversation between a limited number of people.