• It is a noun that is used to describe the movement of
people, or even animals, between countries. (Temporarily in
• Migration is used when you are talking about waves of
movement of people between countries possibly both
directions: coming into a country and leaving another country.
• For example: ‘Following World War II there was mass
migration around the world.’
• Immigration is the movement through which individual
permanently move their place of residence from a particular
country to another
Immigration and emigration
• The difference between immigration and emigration is an easy
one and once you have grasped it, it is not difficult to
remember. To immigrate means that someone has moved to a
• For example: ‘Thomas immigrated to Australia from his native
Ireland when he was ten years old.’ To emigrate is to refer to
the country from which they have moved. For example:
‘Thomas emigrated from Ireland to Australia when he was ten
• 1.Migration is the overall term for the movement of people
between different countries
2.Immigration refers to people coming into a country
3.Emigration refers to people leaving a country for a different
4.Immigration is a politically sensitive topic that is often
discussed in the media.
• ‘The truth is Immigrants tend to be more American than
people born here’
• ‘Remember that all of us, and you and I especially , are
descendant from immigrants and revolutionists’
‘A simple way to take measure of a country is to look at how
many want in…and how many want out’
• Mild (NOT SEVERE)
• Muted (WITHOUT SOUND)
• Overwhelm (TOO MUCH)
• To become accostumed to (GET USED TO)
• Junk (USELESS, WITH NO VALUE)
• Monotonous (REPETITIVE)
• To simulate (TO IMITATE)
On the page 79 read the Autobiography ‘Arriving in London’
and answer the COMPREHENSION QUESTIONS on the page 81.
1. What were the writer’s first impressions of London?
2. What aspects of the house made the greatest impression on
3. How did the garden of the London house compare with the
garden of the writer’s house in Jerusalem. Why was this?
4. The writer says she did not ‘grieve’ for the family’s home in
Jerusalem? Why was this?
5. How did the writer’s mother react to her move to London?
6. Why was Linoleum covering the upstairs rooms so
THINK OF REASONS
ARE GOOD AND BAD
FOR A COUNTRY
Five Reasons Why the U.S.
Economy Needs Immigrants
1. Immigrants are more likely to be entrepreneurial and to
start new businesses, which, in turn, create jobs for U.S.-born
2. Both high- and low-skilled immigrant labor creates
additional jobs across the U.S. economy.
3. Immigrants boost tax revenue, enlarge the taxpayer
base, and help to keep down the price of goods.
4. As baby boomers retire, immigrants will increasingly be
critical for continued economic growth and for ensuring a
steady flow of new workers.
5. The majority of immigrants in the U.S. today are from Latin
America, representing a huge potential economic opportunity
due to the region’s burgeoning economic standing.
Answer these questions about
1. What drew many people to the west ?
2. How much the population of Texas and Oklahoma increased
between 1900 and 1910?
3. What is said about the urban growth in some cities?
4. Who were the first immigrants?
5. What is said about the Irish Potatoe famine?
1. Who were in the second wave of immigrants?
2. What kind of jobs did the immigrants get at first?
3. What is said about entrepreneurship and artists?
4. Was there any immigration restriction to certain groups?
5. What is said about the chinese immigrants? What is said
about the city of San Francisco regarding this community of
1. RESEARCH ABOUT SOMEONE FAMOUS
(ARTIST, ATHLETE,ACTOR, ETC) WHO EMIGRATE FROM THEIR
HOMELAND TO ANOTHER COUNTRY.
a) REASONS FOR IMMIGRATING
b) DESCRIBE HER/HIS EXPERIENCE
c) ACTUAL SITUATION
d) QUIZ ABOUT IMMIGRATION WILL BE ON THURSDAY
• ROLE PLAY A SITUATION THAT EXPLAINS CLEARLY THE
IMMIGRATING REASON YOU WERE GIVEN.