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Composing emails phrases in Spanish - part 2

Following the previous post on “common email phrases in Spanish Language” we shared last week, we are continuing with another 27 key phrases you can use when writing an email in Spanish language. Sometimes, a simple direct translation is not the best option.


Common emails phrases translated into Spanish - part 1

Email is the most widely used method of communication. Responding or composing a new message in Spanish can be a bit tricky, as there are many common phrases whose translation is particularly different.


Guatemalan Stewed Beef Recipe

Stewed Beef is a typical Guatemalan food. It has many ingredients that make it juicy and with a very intense flavor, which makes it the first choice for Guatemalan families at lunchtime, always accompanied by rice and avocado. This dish is known in Guatemala as "Guisado de Res Guatemalteco".


Nicknames for Personal Names in Latin-american Culture

Nicknames or "apodos" in Latin America and Guatemala are very common, they are regularly associated with a personal characteristic. But many these nicknames in Spanish language are specifically related to the personal name.


Business meetings expressions in Spanish - Part 2

We continue with the second chapter on the expressions that we commonly use in work meetings in Spanish. These phrases are essential to be able to communicate with our colleagues in a working meeting in Spanish.


Common Phrases at Work in Spanish - Part 1

One of the reasons why some students learn the Spanish language is to expand their career opportunities. Therefore, it is important to know key phrases to use or understand in a meeting where the Spanish language is spoken.


Homonym Words in Spanish Language

Homonym words are those words that have the same pronunciation or sound, but have a different meaning or refer to different things. These are terms with different origins or etymologies, but for some reason they have acquired the same name or pronunciation. Here is an explanation, origin and the 43 most used examples.


Diacritical Accent in Spanish Language

The diacritical accent mark in the Spanish language is the graphic accent (written accent mark) that allows us to distinguish words with the same spelling, but which are words that have different meanings and belong to different grammatical categories.