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Various Cape Town migrants reflect on the differences in lifestyle between urban and rural areas. One family feels their migration has been successful, despite the problems of living a long way from the city centre. The urban structure of Cape Town, a remnant of apartheid policies, means a city centre home is an almost impossible aspiration for most families.
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First broadcast:
10 October 2002

Classroom Ideas

Students could identify push and pull factors in this clip, and then add to their list from discussion or other sources. Students could take the role of the daughter shown in the clip - and write two extracts of her diary - one when she was living in the rural area, and one reflecting on life in the urban area.