ENGLISH - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ENGLISH News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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 Cepeda: How should we speak English? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58073201-82/english-speak-language-speaking.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58073201-82/english-speak-language-speaking.html.csp">Cepeda: How should we speak English?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Esther Cepeda</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-16T13:37:50.667-06:00">Updated Jun 16, 2014 01:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chicago • How well should residents of the United States speak English? That’s a tough question, one to which few social scientists have paid much attention. Probably because it’s widely understood that speaking fluently enough to communicate basic ideas — and understand spoken and written communications — is usually good enough in nearly all facets of life. But that’s as close as we’ll get to a general agreement on what it means to speak “acceptable” English in this country. The variations were...</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> 58073201@www.sltrib.com Mon, 16 Jun 2014 13:37:50 MDT Half of foreign-born Utahns speak English ‘very well’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58050987-90/english-percent-speak-born.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58050987-90/english-percent-speak-born.html.csp">Half of foreign-born Utahns speak English ‘very well’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-10T21:23:35.284-06:00">Updated Jun 10, 2014 09:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">When Tony Yapias came to America at age 14 from Peru, he spoke no English. By the time he attended college, he forgot how to speak Spanish well — which he discovered the hard way in some upper-level Spanish literature classes. “I got spanked. It’s one thing to talk in Spanish, and another to speak and write it well with proper grammar,” said Yapias, director of Proyecto Latino de Utah. “I was immersed in English in school when I arrived, so I learned it and its grammar well” while forgetting som...</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> 58050987@www.sltrib.com Tue, 10 Jun 2014 21:23:35 MDT Psy goes for ‘Gangnam’ departure with new ‘Hangover’ single http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58051235-223/psy-gangnam-youtube-hangover.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58051235-223/psy-gangnam-youtube-hangover.html.csp">Psy goes for ‘Gangnam’ departure with new ‘Hangover’ single</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By NICOLE EVATT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-10T12:19:10.49-06:00">Updated Jun 10, 2014 12:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Even Psy is over “Gangnam Style.” The ubiquitous 2012 hit is one Psy knows he probably will never top, and that makes creating new music quite a challenge. “People always comparing my new thing with ‘Gangnam Style,’ which is unbeatable,” Psy said in a recent interview at YouTube Space LA. “That means I have a severe, heavy pressure on my shoulder. ... In that way I don’t like the song.” The bizarre, colorful video featuring the now-iconic horse gallop dance recently surpassed 2 billion, a record...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580512352014-06-10T12:19:10.49-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-10T12:19:10.49-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58051235@www.sltrib.com Tue, 10 Jun 2014 12:19:10 MDT Pioneering producer Steven Bochco back with ‘Murder In the First’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58008220-223/murder-bochco-really-case.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58008220-223/murder-bochco-really-case.html.csp">Pioneering producer Steven Bochco back with ‘Murder In the First’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Scott D. Pierce</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-09T14:44:52.537-06:00">Updated Jun 9, 2014 02:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Steven Bochco is a TV legend. Once upon a time, he was one of the most powerful producers in the business. He created and produced show after show, including “NYPD Blue,” “Hill Street Blues, “L.A. Law” and “Doogie Hoswer, M.D.” He has 10 Emmys. Even his failures were big news — anyone who saw “Cop Rock” back in 1990 will never forget that crime drama/musical. But he hasn’t worked a whole lot lately. His last credit was five years ago — the short-lived legal drama “Raising the Bar.” And he hasn’t...</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> 58008220@www.sltrib.com Mon, 09 Jun 2014 14:44:52 MDT There's an odd Mormon moment in TNT's 'Murder In the First' http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/58046366-63/stan-says-english-murder.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/58046366-63/stan-says-english-murder.html.csp">There's an odd Mormon moment in TNT's 'Murder In the First'</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-09T16:34:57.772-06:00">Updated Jun 9, 2014 04:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There's a somewhat out-of-the-blue Mormon reference in Episode 3 of "Murder in the First."Detectives Terry English (Taye Diggs) and Hildy Mulligan (Kathleen Robertson) are questioning a co-worker of a murder victim when he makes this comment:"I can't believe she's gone," says the co-worker, Stan Shaw (Sam Daly). "Thankfully, she'll live again through resurrection."English looks a bit startled at that unsolicited comment."I'm an elder in the LDS Church," Stan says."Oh. Right. Mormons," says Engli...</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> 58046366@www.sltrib.com Mon, 09 Jun 2014 16:34:57 MDT Movie review: Romantic struggles grow stale in ‘Chinese Puzzle’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58018101-223/chinese-xavier-puzzle-movie.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58018101-223/chinese-xavier-puzzle-movie.html.csp">Movie review: Romantic struggles grow stale in ‘Chinese Puzzle’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-06T12:58:19.517-06:00">Updated Jun 6, 2014 12:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In the romantic comedy “Chinese Puzzle,” writer-director Cédric Klapisch continues the journey of the globe-hopping, bed-hopping Europeans of “L’Auberge Espagnole” (2002) and “Russian Dolls” (2005) — but the result isn’t as enjoyable this time around. The central character, economist-turned-novelist Xavier (Romain Duris), is turning 40 and his life is in chaos. His English wife, Wendy (“Black Box” star Kelly Reilly), is leaving him for another man and taking their kids to New York to be with hi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. 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