What is economic migration?

In this lesson, we will be learning about economic migrants and we will be looking at the case study of Polish economic migrants coming to the United Kingdom to find work. Near the end of the lesson, we will be looking at push and pull factors for economic migrants.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.What is a migrant?

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Q2.What is a source country?

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Q3.Families are broken up. Is this an advantage or disadvantage for the source country?

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Q4.Migrants may return with new skills learnt in host country. Is this an advantage for the host or source country?

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Q5.A richer and more diverse culture. Is this an advantage for the host or source country?

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Q6.Overcrowding. Is this an advantage or disadvantage for the host country?

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Q7.Which city in the UK might some people argue is overcrowded as the population is over 8 million?

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Q8.Which public service in the UK benefits from employing people who are not from the UK?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What is a migrant?

1/8

Q2.What is a source country?

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Q3.Families are broken up. Is this an advantage or disadvantage for the source country?

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Q4.Migrants may return with new skills learnt in host country. Is this an advantage for the host or source country?

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Q5.A richer and more diverse culture. Is this an advantage for the host or source country?

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Q6.Overcrowding. Is this an advantage or disadvantage for the host country?

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Q7.Which city in the UK might some people argue is overcrowded as the population is over 8 million?

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Q8.Which public service in the UK benefits from employing people who are not from the UK?

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What is economic migration? - End of Lesson Quiz

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Q1.What is an economic migrant?

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Q2.What event led to more Polish economic migrants coming to the United Kingdom (UK)?

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Q3.What seasonal job might economic migrants have done when they came to the UK?

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Q4.In what year did Poland join the European Union?

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Q5.'Not enough jobs in the chosen industry.' Is this an example of a push or pull factor?

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Q6.'High unemployment rates for young people.' Is this an example of a push or pull factor?

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Q7.'Better living conditions.' Is this an example of a push or pull factor?

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What is economic migration? - End of Lesson Quiz

End of lesson quiz

Q1.What is an economic migrant?

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Q2.What event led to more Polish economic migrants coming to the United Kingdom (UK)?

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Q3.What seasonal job might economic migrants have done when they came to the UK?

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Q4.In what year did Poland join the European Union?

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Q5.'Not enough jobs in the chosen industry.' Is this an example of a push or pull factor?

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Q6.'High unemployment rates for young people.' Is this an example of a push or pull factor?

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Q7.'Better living conditions.' Is this an example of a push or pull factor?

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