"I have trouble with speaking English" "I have trouble speaking English"

Is there any difference in these sentences? If there is no difference, is there any reason to be possible to take off the preposition in the first sentence.

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2 respostas
Leonardo96 19 293
If it's a specific action where there's a verb involved the preposition is not used. Only when it's a noun or specific subject.

I have trouble doing math.
I have trouble with math.

I have trouble speaking English.
I have trouble with English.

Pretty simple, isn't it?
PPAULO 6 49 1.3k
In addition to Leonardo's answer:

I have trouble speaking English. - expresses well that is a trouble with the speaking skill.

I have trouble with English - could also be with reading, vocabulary or others aspects. Including the speaking.