To speak vs speaking

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To speak vs speaking

Post by akihabaraboy » Sun Jul 23, 2017 6:43 am

Could you tell me which of the sentences below is unnatural?

1. To speak English difficult for him.

2. For him to speak English is difficult.

3. Speaking English is difficult for him.

4. It is difficult for him to speak English.

5. It is difficult speaking English for him.

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Re: To speak vs speaking

Post by Alan » Mon Jul 24, 2017 3:08 am

Only #3 & 4 are fully acceptable.