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Shantal Garces

Shantal is a content producer who studied media, culture and communication in college. She is a native Spanish speaker and has a lot of knowledge in Latin American culture. She lives in New York City where she spends her time sampling different types of cuisine and planning her next trips.

Articles by Shantal

The 10 Latin American Countries With The Most Indigenous Languages

Each country in Latin America professes its own indigenous languages and local varieties. But which countries have and speak more than the rest? The answer may surprise you.

The German Alphabet: Your Pronunciation Guide

The German alphabet has 30 letters, but you are more familiar with them than you think.

The Origins Of The Mayan Language And How It’s Survived To Today

If you thought Mayan was a dead language, think again.

An Introduction To Linguistic Anthropology, Ethnolinguistics And Their Connections To Language

While both linguistic anthropology and ethnolinguistics are fields that focus on the study of language, they do so in slightly different ways.

A Guide To Spanish Filler Words

Filler words are more than just extra padding for the conversation.

10 Spanish Words That Don’t Exist In English

These Spanish words don’t have an exact English equivalent, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t useful.

A Brief History Of Puerto Rico

How did Puerto Rico get its name? Where does the term Boricua come from, and what does it mean? Well, it all started with the Taíno…