Digging Deeper: Chapter 5
Students of this course are to present an in-depth project dealing with a topic connected to International English.
Below you will find resources for the research topics suggested on page 253 in Access to International English.
Remember: These topics are not meant to be definitive. It may be that they simply set you off in a certain direction.
Links for Digging Deeper, page 253
It is very difficult to find figures informing about migrant workers in Norway. This appears to be a very under-reported area, especially in official government statistics. However, it is possible to find information if you search hard enough. For example:
Who came to Norway in 2011?
See for example EEA registrations:
Welcome package for migrant workers:
Statistics from ILO (only up to 2008). Make choices for m-info and find what countries are dominant:
(See e.g. TABLE M2: EMPLOYED PERSONS BY SEX AND BY COUNTRY OF ORIGIN, TOTAL AND MIGRANT POPULATION )
Tables on immigration/labour migrants (see tables 4.1 and 8.1 and Chart 8.2)
Some statistics and tables in the report:
Article about labour migration to Norway
Article that ends by estimating the number of Poles in Norway (2009):
About Poles working in Norway:
Statistics about immigrants:
For information, facts and figures about other countries:
For comparison of Norwegian conditions to other countries:
Wikipedia site giving unemployment statistics, for comparison of Norwegian conditions to other countries:
Some websites on pros and cons of globalization:
Some sites about studying abroad:
Common process for applying to the UK:
The site of the university mentioned on page 214:
Other general sites:
A site for American students with general advice:
Why study in Canada:
SALTO Support, Advanced Learning and Training Opportunities within the European YOUTH programme on international competence:
For a list of top Norwegian companies, see:
Here are a few: