B2 – Upper Intermediate
There are at least 2 big problems of every country in Europe, which are the influx of refugees and the increasing price of apartments. Amsterdam has a solution for the problem, they have introduced a new concept called “Startblok” where university students can live in a low priced good quality apartments with refugees.
Listen to the video or read the article in the link below to learn more about this integration project between University students and refugees.
1. What are the students and refugees expected to do in exchange for the cheap housing?
2. Do you think you need something like the “Startblok” project in your country?
3. What is the general attitude towards refugees in your country? Do you think that refugees find it difficult to integrate into your local community?
4. Is housing cheap in your country? Would you ever consider moving abroad because of lower housing costs?