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Demonyms in Guatemala

In Guatemala, a demonym is used to distinguish its inhabitants and identify their regions of origin. The term "Guatemaltecos" refers to people who were born in Guatemala, have lived there for some time, or have familial roots in the country. However, there is also a specific demonym to recognize the natives of each department, contributing to their sense of identity within Guatemala and their respective regions.

10 Essential Spanish Verb Insights

Verbs in the Spanish language can be a bit confusing and complicated for Spanish students. But if you memorize some basic rules about Verbs, you will see that it is not that difficult to communicate in Spanish and you will do it much more easily.

How to greet in Spanish Language

When learning a language, the first thing you have to know is how to greet someone. In Spanish, there are several ways to greet someone, even if you don't know the language yet. This is a quick and easy guide on how to do it.

Easter Week 2023 Antigua Guatemala

Schedule for Semana Santa (Holy Week) in Antigua Guatemala for 2023, following Catholic Church’s tradition, Easter Week begins in Antigua Guatemala on Friday of Sorrows (Viernes de Dolores). The schedule may not be fully accurate for this year agenda. Remember to double check at local churches.

Easter Week and Lent Difference

There is a lot of confusion due to the difference between Lent (Cuaresma) and Holy Week (Semana Santa), some think that it is the same because they are both important religious celebrations in Antigua Guatemala.

Words ending in -ad in Spanish Language

There are many words that are widely used in the Spanish language that end in -ad, but they are frequently misspelled and also mispronounced.

Short questions Que and Como in Spanish Language

The words Que and Como in Spanish have very similar applications, and you could almost say that they translate as "what" to English. This similarity refers only when a question is asked. But in Spanish, we use them as an abbreviation for a question.

Hot Chocolate Guatemalan Maya Recipe

Guatemalan Mayan-style hot chocolate has existed as a traditional energy drink since pre-Spanish colonization. It is still today one of the most traditional and liked drinks in Guatemala, not only by local Guatemalans, but also by foreigners. And the preparation for this recipe is very simple and quick to do.