speak, talk

(いう) To say:‘He was like, . . .she was like. . .’
(はなす) To have a conversation. If you want to say, ‘I’d like to talk to you about. . .” then you use話す.
しゃべる しゃべる:to be ABLE to speak a given language. Speaking in general. 喋り方 means “the way he spoke” (it was gangstery / it was childish even though he was 45, etc.)
(かたる) To relate a story.