Monday Night Owls - 12 November 2018 - Can you get a pay rise by moving abroad?
We read an article talking about whether people usually increase their wages when they move to another country, and the other factors that are involved:
Vocabulary Top 7:
the property ladder - a series of ascending stages by which people are perceived to progress as they are able to buy more expensive houses, the initial stage consisting of buying one’s first property
underpinned - to strengthen or support (something) from below
fritter away - to spend or use up (something) in a slow and usually foolish way
stint - a period of time spent doing a certain job or activity
overseas - in or to a foreign country, especially one that is across a sea or ocean
cheap and cheerful - simple and inexpensive
windfall - an unexpected amount of money that you get as a gift, prize, etc.
Do you think it's worth moving to another country for a pay rise?
Do you think most people who move to another country earn more?