I've heard that it's impossible to sound like a native speaker unless one starts speaking the language before the age of twelve.
He tends to shy away from anything that involves public speaking.
If you want to sound like a native speaker, it's easier if you choose one dialect and stick with it. Native speakers don't usually mix dialects in everyday speaking.
An infant is not capable of speaking, so it just screams until it gets what it wants.
I may seem confident, but I get extremely nervous speaking in front of people. My hands tremble, I get all tongue-tied, and sometimes I don't even know what I'm saying myself.
English is quite often the language of choice when speaking to an international audience.
I have a lot of friends who are native speakers, so I've had a lot of experience speaking with native speakers.
When speaking to an international audience, it is perhaps best to speak English a little slower than usual.
When speaking about your superiors' actions, you use respectful language.
As I found out later, the man who showed up on my doorstep asking for help was speaking Quechua.
Kate always sleeps through her alarm. Speaking of which, have you seen her yet today?
Please don't be so surprised that I'm speaking this language and listen to the content of what I'm actually saying.
Generally speaking, the art of governing consists in taking the most money from one part of the citizens, in order to give it to another part.