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The Letter Ñ in Spanish Language

The letter Ñ is technically the contribution of Spain to the Latin alphabet. The sound of this letter did not exist in Latin, but the evolution of the language and the emergence of Latin consonant groups such as GN, NN and NI gave rise to the letter Ñ.


Easter Week Carpet Making 2022

This is a small gallery of images that shows the activity of carrying out the carpet traditions for Holy Week 2022. We are proud at the Spanish Academy Antiguena to have participated with teachers and students in this tradition as we do every year.


Raw Cabbage Salad Recipe

The Guatemalan Style Cabbage Salad is really a very simple recipe, very easy and quick to prepare. This salad is particularly refreshing and delicious and of course it is one of the most popular complements in the traditional Guatemalan lunch.


Processions Tradition in Guatemala

The history of processions in Guatemala has become a very important part of the country's cultural and religious traditions, taking place specially during Easter Week season. Its origin dates back to the arrival of the Spanish in Guatemala, promoting evangelization as part of their conquest plan.


Rules to use the letters M and N

Words that contain the letters M or N in the Spanish language can easily mislead because they have a very similar sound, especially when they are accompanied by other letters. For Spanish language learners, learning this simple rule is important for writing and speaking Spanish.


Arroz a La Valenciana Guatemalan Recipe

Rice is one of the most important ingredients in Guatemalan cuisine lunches. And this is the key ingredient for this recipe Valenciana Rice Recipe, a recipe of Spanish origin, but which has been transformed over the years to have a Guatemalan twist.


Period, comma and semicolon in Spanish

The punctuation marks "period, comma and semicolon" respond to the need to order ideas according to their value when we express something in writing, this means that they allow the text to be hierarchized and decisively influence the narrative rhythm, in addition to contributing clarity to it, eliminating ambiguities or misunderstandings when they appear misplaced.


Guatemalan Cornbread Recipe

Cornbread is a delicious and simple typical Guatemalan dessert that will fascinate any demanding palate. It is very simple and quick to prepare, like many Guatemalan desserts, and naturally the main ingredient of this bread is corn flour.