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STUDENT A’s QUESTIONS (Do not show to Student B)

1)

Where were you when you first heard the news that Ingrid Betancourt had been released?

2)

What did you think when you heard the news?

3)

When did you first hear about Ingrid Betancourt’s plight?

4)

Ingrid Betancourt said she now wants to focus on running for president in Colombia. What do you think of this?

5)

How do you think you would cope with being a hostage in the jungle for six years?

6)

If you were Ingrid Betancourt, would you be worried the FARC might come after you again?

7)

Do you think the FARC’s days are numbered?

8)

How do you think Ingrid Betancourt survived mentally in the jungle?

9)

What three adjectives would you use to describe Ingrid Betancourt?

10)

What kind of news stories have you seen on Ingrid Betancourt’s time spent in the jungle?


 
 

STUDENT B’s QUESTIONS (Do not show to Student A)

1)

Did you think Ingrid Betancourt would ever be released?

2)

What do you think of the rescue by the Colombian Army?

3)

What did you think when you saw pictures of Ingrid Betancourt being reunited with her children?

4)

What do you think Ingrid Betancourt will do over the next few weeks?

5)

What effect does Ingrid Betancourt’s rescue have on the FARC?

6)

When do you think the movie of Ingrid Betancourt’s life will be made? Who will play her?

7)

Ingrid Betancourt said she learnt enough about the FARC to do a Ph.D. on them. Do you think her information will damage the FARC?

8)

What message do you think Ingrid Betancourt might have for the FARC?

9)

What questions would you like to ask Ingrid Betancourt?

10)

What questions would you like to ask Ingrid Betancourt’s children?


 


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