ENGLISH - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ENGLISH News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Deported Mexicans find new life at call centers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58326408-68/call-deported-mexico-tijuana.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58326408-68/call-deported-mexico-tijuana.html.csp">Deported Mexicans find new life at call centers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ELLIOT SPAGAT and OMAR MILLAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T15:41:04.979-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 03:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tijuana, Mexico • Henry Monterroso is a foreigner in his own country. Raised in California from the age of 5, he was deported to Mexico in 2011 and found himself in a land he barely knew. But the 34-year-old Tijuana native feels right at home as soon as gets to work at Call Center Services International, where workers are greeted in English. Monterroso supervises five employees amid rows of small cubicles who spend eight hours a day dialing numbers across the United States to collect on credit c...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583264082014-08-22T15:41:04.979-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-22T15:41:04.979-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58326408@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:41:04 MDT Deported Mexicans find new life at call centers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58324128-79/call-deported-tijuana-mexico.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58324128-79/call-deported-tijuana-mexico.html.csp">Deported Mexicans find new life at call centers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ELLIOT SPAGAT and OMAR MILLAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T08:59:20.317-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 08:59AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tijuana, Mexico • Henry Monterroso is a foreigner in his own country. Raised in California from the age of 5, he was deported to Mexico in 2011 and found himself in a land he barely knew. But the 34-year-old Tijuana native feels right at home as soon as gets to work at Call Center Services International, where workers are greeted in English. Monterroso supervises five employees amid rows of small cubicles who spend eight hours a day dialing numbers across the United States to collect on credit c...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583241282014-08-22T08:59:20.317-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-22T08:59:20.317-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58324128@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 08:59:20 MDT Al-Jazeera America logs first anniversary http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58284245-79/jazeera-america-network-ajam.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58284245-79/jazeera-america-network-ajam.html.csp">Al-Jazeera America logs first anniversary</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID BAUDER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T09:43:14.403-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 09:43AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Al-Jazeera America marks its first anniversary on the air next week, and if you haven’t watched much, you’re not alone. The news network has recorded some startlingly low ratings and recently shown signs of retrenchment with layoffs and by cutting some live newscasts. Al-Jazeera America has also won awards for its work, seen some recent audience growth and its chief executive insists a steady growth plan is on target. After several unsuccessful years trying to get its English-language...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582842452014-08-11T09:43:14.403-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-11T09:43:14.403-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58284245@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 09:43:14 MDT White students no longer to be majority in U.S. schools http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58279028-68/schools-students-hispanic-minority.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58279028-68/schools-students-hispanic-minority.html.csp">White students no longer to be majority in U.S. schools</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-09T19:56:44.127-06:00">Updated Aug 9, 2014 07:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kennett Square, Pa. • For the first time, U.S. public schools are projected this fall to have more minority students than non-Hispanic whites, a shift largely fueled by growth in the number of Hispanic children. The changing demographics of American education are apparent inside Jane Cornell’s summer school classroom, where giggling grade-schoolers mostly come from homes where Spanish is the primary language. The sign outside the classroom reads “Welcome” and “Bienvenidos” in polished handwriti...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582790282014-08-09T19:56:44.127-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-09T19:56:44.127-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58279028@www.sltrib.com Sat, 09 Aug 2014 19:56:44 MDT Paul Rolly: Blogger fired from language school over ‘homophonia’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58236366-90/says-english-homophones-language.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58236366-90/says-english-homophones-language.html.csp">Paul Rolly: Blogger fired from language school over ‘homophonia’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL ROLLY</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T21:32:49.381-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 09:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Homophones, as any English grammarian can tell you, are words that sound the same but have different meanings and often different spellings — such as be and bee, through and threw, which and witch, their and there. This concept is taught early on to foreign students learning English because it can be confusing to someone whose native language does not have that feature. But when the social-media specialist for a private Provo-based English language learning center wrote a blog explaining homoph...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58236366@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:32:49 MDT U.S. movie theaters to show English Premier League games http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58215505-77/league-premier-theaters-games.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58215505-77/league-premier-theaters-games.html.csp">U.S. movie theaters to show English Premier League games</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T17:41:26.146-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 05:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Movie theaters around the U.S. will show live English soccer games on their big screens on Saturday mornings. The simulcasts will start with the opening of the Premier League season Aug. 16. Thirty-three theaters in California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia and Washington are currently scheduled to take part. The deal was announced Wednesday by Fathom Events and NBC Sports Group, which broadca...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582155052014-07-24T17:41:26.146-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-24T17:41:26.146-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58215505@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:41:26 MDT Folklorists working to reveal Utah identity — through food http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58175035-223/utah-folklorists-book-eliason.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58175035-223/utah-folklorists-book-eliason.html.csp">Folklorists working to reveal Utah identity — through food</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kathy Stephenson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T19:33:56.065-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 07:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Three Utah folklorists are working on the ultimate Utah food book. The yet-to-be-titled publication will have chapters devoted to iconic foods (think green Jell-O, pink fry sauce and funeral potatoes), local specialties (such as Green River melons, Bear Lake raspberries and Sanpete County turkey), Utah liquor laws, Dutch oven and pioneer foods and ethnic food contributions. Co-author Eric Eliason, a folklorist and English professor at Brigham Young University, said that too often residents of ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58175035@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:33:56 MDT England too insular for World Cup success http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58111036-77/england-english-players-football.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58111036-77/england-english-players-football.html.csp">England too insular for World Cup success</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By John Leicester</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-24T22:49:43.664-06:00">Updated Jun 24, 2014 10:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Belo horizonte, Brazil • In many ways, it’s a head-scratcher: The country that invented football and which has the richest, most watched and, many would agree, best league in global football is also one of the worst performers at this World Cup. How can that be? We are, of course, talking here about England — that self-important nation which is no longer very good at football but is quite brilliant at marketing it. And that, right there, is part of its problem. The argument goes like this and by...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581110362014-06-24T22:49:43.664-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-24T22:49:43.664-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58111036@www.sltrib.com Tue, 24 Jun 2014 22:49:43 MDT