Partnerships between adolescent programmers and health care organizations providing services in Mayan languages
, such as Wuqu' Kawoq, will not only ensure appropriate sexual and reproductive health services are available, but simultaneously build development institutions and supportive environments for Mayan languages
Content/Features: Learning activities focus on map games for identifying Central American countries, digging for artifacts using archaeological techniques, identifying artifacts, and understanding the Mayan language
through glyphs, the Mayan calendar, the number system, and Mayan daily life.
For example, in the Mayan community of San Pedro, a common constellation of practices has included children "pitching in" with initiative in community endeavors; observing keenly and being encouraged to do so; engaging collaboratively with the children and adults of the extended family by means of articulate, nonverbal conversation as well as frugal talk in the Mayan language
; and being part of many other practices of their extended families, such as spiritual practices, occupations, and sibling care.
Some people also speak Mam, which is a Mayan language
. It's usually only the older people who speak Mam.
Noted as a scholar of the Mayan language
and computer-age grammar, Dienhart's accessible writings on humor showcase not only his understanding of the linguistics involved but also his ability to teach complex topics well.
I lived that mixture, that mezcla, often hearing a babble of languages spoken in town, the local Mayan language
, Katchiquel, and Spanish, a language introduced to the country more than 500 years ago.
The purpose of this analysis was to study the linguistic features of Kaqchikel, a Mayan language
currently spoken in Guatemala and increasingly in the United States, in an effort to better prepare teachers of English as a second language (ESL) or English as a foreign language (EFL) to address the distinct needs of a frequently neglected and typically marginalized population of English language learners (ELLs).
She learned Tzotzil, a Mayan language
of the region, and went from home to home and village to village, taping stories.
revival and revitalization politics: Linguistics and linguistic ideologies.
Part of the Mayan language
family and with nearly a million speakers, K'iche' is the second most widely spoken language in Guatemala after Spanish.
As a result, there are only five texts in the Mayan language
that have survived.
Chichen Itza is pronounced chee-chehn eet-sah, derived from the Mayan language
: Chi--mouth, Chen--well, and Itza--the tribe that inhabited the area.
For example, the Mayan language
Tzeltal has amongst its 200 odd positional verbs, the predicates pachal meaning something like 'be located (of hemispherical container), or be located in hemispherical container' and mochol 'being located (of animal lying curved on its side)' (Brown 1994).
The natives looked at each other, shrugged their shoulders and said "Yucatan", which in their ancient Mayan language
means something like: "I can't understand a word he's saying, mate.