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Тема: People in britain
Treating minority groups as equal citizens
Positive attitude to group differences
A variety of many different ethnic groups live together within the same society
All cultures are respected as much as each other
The total population of the United Kingdom
The proportion of white people in Britain
Britain has the most multicultural population than ever before
ETHNIC GROUPS MAKE UP 14% OF TOTAL BRITISH POPULATION
Ethnic groups population
Ethnic group Population % of total UK population
White (not British) 3,096,169 5.27%
Indian 1,053,411 1.8%
Pakistani 977,285 1.6%
White Irish 691,232 1.2%
Mixed race 677,117 1.2%
Black Caribbean 565,876 1.0%
Black African 485,277 0.8%
Bangladeshi 283,063 0.5%
Other Asian (non-Chinese) 247,644 0.4%
Chinese 247,403 0.4%
Other 230,615 0.4%
Black (others) 97,585 0.2%
Major Ethnic Minorities
How Britain became a mixed-raced society
Only 44,9% of people in London are white
London is a culturally diverse city
Settled - comfortable in a situation; no desire to move.
Oversees - abroad; from distant countries.
Community - people who live in the same area or who have the same interests, religion or nationality.
Refugees - people who leave their country because it is not safe to stay there.
Multicultural - includes people with different beliefs and customs.
Diversity - variety, multiplicity
Flee (fled) - to escape by hurrying away
Put the words into the sentences
They left Pakistan and …..in the south of Scotland.
In recent years, people talk about Britain as a …..society.
Some people pretend that Britain’s ethnic ……..doesn’t exist.
There are a lot of ………students in British Universities.
Thousands of ……….ran away from the civil war.
The black …… is worried about the recent events.
Benefits of multiculturalism for the Country
"We celebrate the diversity in our country, get strength from the cultures and the races that go to make up Britain today.“
Tony Blair 2001
CONTRIBUTION TO CULTURE, POLITICS AND SPORT
AN OPPORTUNITY TO TRY DIFFERENT FOOD
NOTTING HILL CARNIVAL
CHINESE MEW YEAR PARADE
AN OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN ABOUT DIFFERENT CULTURES
SINCE CHILDHOOD PEOPLE LEARN TO BE TOLERANT OF OTHERS
Other advantages of ethnic diversity
See world from other perspectives and points of view
Help erase negative stereotypes
Bring in new ideas and open up the world
Less boring with a nice mix of people
Teach the citizens of a democratic society to value diversity and differences