ENGLISH - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ENGLISH News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Review: Opera’s Jonas Kaufmann turns to lighter fare http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58443044-223/kaufmann-album-english-german.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58443044-223/kaufmann-album-english-german.html.csp">Review: Opera’s Jonas Kaufmann turns to lighter fare</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MIKE SILVERMAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-26T17:29:29.128-06:00">Updated Sep 26, 2014 05:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Is there anything Jonas Kaufmann can’t do? The great German tenor has long since conquered the worlds of grand opera and classical recital. Now he turns his talents with equal success to lighter fare, on an album of German operetta and film songs from 1925-35. Those years marked a period of tremendous cultural creativity until it was brought to a screeching halt by the ascension of the Nazis, who forced many of the composers and performers into exile. The album is a delight from start to finish ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584430442014-09-26T17:29:29.128-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-26T17:29:29.128-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58443044@www.sltrib.com Fri, 26 Sep 2014 17:29:29 MDT Salt Lake indie bookseller King’s English hosts 37th birthday sale http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58393501-223/store-sept-english-king.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58393501-223/store-sept-english-king.html.csp">Salt Lake indie bookseller King’s English hosts 37th birthday sale</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ellen fagg weist</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T10:07:20.264-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 10:07AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For writer Jennifer Adams, the idea of primers drawn from literary classics was simple: “I wanted to do something awesome for babies.” That led to the literary-inspired Baby Lit, the Gibbs Smith published line of board books launched in 2011, written by Adams and illustrated by Alison Oliver. Think “Romeo & Juliet,” a counting primer, or “Moby-Dick,” an oceans primer. Now there are 14 books in the line, which includes the newest releases, “Frankenstein,” an anatomy primer, and “The Wizard of O...</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> 58393501@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 10:07:20 MDT Some Mormon leaders may speak in native languages at LDS Conference http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsfaithblog/58389092-180/english-conference-church-language.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsfaithblog/58389092-180/english-conference-church-language.html.csp">Some Mormon leaders may speak in native languages at LDS Conference</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-08T12:49:50.904-06:00">Updated Sep 8, 2014 12:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mormons listening to sessions of LDS General Conference beamed from church headquarters in Salt Lake City to countries across the world have typically heard their sermons, which are all spoken in English, dubbed into their own languages. Until now. At the upcoming conference on the first weekend in October, speakers at downtown’s Conference Center “whose primary language is not English now have the choice to deliver their talks in their native tongue,” LDS Church spokesman Dale Jones said in a s...</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> 58389092@www.sltrib.com Mon, 08 Sep 2014 12:49:50 MDT Brazil Olympics, Paralympics look for volunteers in Rio http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58347591-77/rio-volunteers-fontes-olympics.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58347591-77/rio-volunteers-fontes-olympics.html.csp">Brazil Olympics, Paralympics look for volunteers in Rio</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STEPHEN WADE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T23:33:26.569-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 11:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Rio de Janeiro • The Rio de Janeiro Olympics and Paralympics want diversity in the ranks as they begin the search for 70,000 volunteers. Organizers are looking for 45,000 volunteers for the Olympics and 25,000 for the Paralympics. Rio volunteer manager Flavia Fontes said she expected 300,000 people to apply. “We are recruiting from minority communities definitely, and they are seeing it as a great opportunity of feel part of something very important,” Fontes told The Associated Press. “We are a ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583475912014-08-28T23:33:26.569-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-28T23:33:26.569-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58347591@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:33:26 MDT Letter: Lockhart not qualified for this http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58339928-82/lockhart-qualified-cared-professional.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58339928-82/lockhart-qualified-cared-professional.html.csp">Letter: Lockhart not qualified for this</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T17:27:51.808-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 05:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I’m beginning my 29th year as a public school teacher. I have BAs in English and French, and an MA in Linguistics. My children and I have been cared for by professional nurses over the years, just as RN Becky Lockhart and her children have been cared for by professional educators. Following Ms. Lockhart’s logic, I’m as qualified to be a nurse as she is to be state superintendent of Education.. Mary E. Peterson Salt Lake City</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> 58339928@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 17:27:51 MDT Remember Netscape browser? Dolly the sheep? Class of ‘18 doesn’t http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58338853-68/became-browser-dolly-microsoft.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58338853-68/became-browser-dolly-microsoft.html.csp">Remember Netscape browser? Dolly the sheep? Class of ‘18 doesn’t</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DINESH RAMDE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T11:19:33.873-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 11:19AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Milwaukee • If you want to feel old, this might do it: Madonna’s daughter, Lourdes Ciccone Leon, has enrolled as a freshman at the University of Michigan. Leon’s choice of the same university her mother once attended is one of the milestones marked this year by the Beloit College Mindset List, a nonscientific compilation meant to remind teachers that college freshmen, born mostly in 1996, see the world in a much different way. They’ve grown up with Facebook, selfies and web-based TV. And to them...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583388532014-08-26T11:19:33.873-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-26T11:19:33.873-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58338853@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:19:33 MDT Sumo wrestler to swim across Bear Lake, twice http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/58329196-117/gneiting-amp-sumo-swim.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/58329196-117/gneiting-amp-sumo-swim.html.csp">Sumo wrestler to swim across Bear Lake, twice</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JIMMY HANCOCK</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Idaho State Journal</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-23T22:08:23.358-06:00">Updated Aug 23, 2014 10:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Pocatello, Idaho • Kelly Gneiting has competed in the World Sumo Championships 10 times, is a five-time U.S. sumo champion, and also holds the world record for being the heaviest man to complete a marathon, which he did in 2011 at 400 pounds. It was about two years ago when a friend set him off on his latest athletic passion, swimming, and Gneiting eventually plans to swim the English Channel, a pinnacle accomplishment for endurance swimmers. “It was two years ago almost to the day when my good...</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> 58329196@www.sltrib.com Sat, 23 Aug 2014 22:08:23 MDT 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