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2 Mexico

  1. 1. <ul><li>Check out the new seating plan which includes your current level. </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure that you are sitting in the correct place. </li></ul><ul><li>Are you equipped to work? </li></ul><ul><li>Are you ready to work? </li></ul>
  2. 2. By the end of this section I will <ul><li>Understand what it is like to live in some places in Mexico </li></ul>
  3. 3. Key words <ul><li>Push factors </li></ul><ul><li>Pull factors </li></ul><ul><li>Quality of life </li></ul><ul><li>Maquiladora </li></ul>
  4. 4. Are <ul><li>you </li></ul><ul><li>ready to start learning? </li></ul>
  5. 5. Migration: Mexico to USA <ul><li>Study these images………. </li></ul><ul><li>They will help you to understand: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>what the landscape of the USA/Mexico border is like </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>why some Mexican people are so desperate to migrate to the USA. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What the journey over the border is like for emigrants </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 7. Image of Tijuana, Mexico... what adjectives would you use to describe this place?
  7. 8. Tijuana, Mexico
  8. 9. Tijuana, Mexico
  9. 10. <ul><li>Can you locate these places on your map of the border? </li></ul><ul><li>Try to describe what you think the quality of life here is like, using the adjectives you thought of earlier. </li></ul>The El Paso and Ciudad Juarez metropolitan area is the biggest border community in the world. The combined population of both cities is close to 3 million people. Since 1964 Juarez has experienced enormous population growth due to the influx of maquiladora factories .
  10. 12. <ul><li>Downtown El Paso viewed from Cuidad Juarez </li></ul><ul><li>A squatter settlement in Ciudad Juarez </li></ul>
  11. 14. Matamoros
  12. 15. Your aims were to <ul><li>Understand what it is like to live in some parts of Mexico. </li></ul>
  13. 16. Have you been successful? <ul><li>What do you think it would be like living in any of the places you have seen? </li></ul><ul><li>How many push factors can you think of? You should be able to think of at least 3. </li></ul><ul><li>You can discuss quietly in pairs. Be ready to share your thoughts with us. </li></ul><ul><li>HANDS UP! </li></ul>

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