A Survival Story

Listen to the exciting story of survival at sea, against all the odds.

Listen to the mp3 file and choose true/false for each question. Then listen again to check.

Right click here for the mp3 listening file.


1. Jane was sailing from Panama and had completed about a thousand miles.
    True
    False

2. Jane's boat hit a surface obstruction.
    True
    False

3. Jane could have used the GPS to call for help.
    True
    False

4. Jane wasn't concerned about her food rations.
    True
    False

5. Jane didn't panic because she didn't consider herself in danger.
    True
    False

6. Jane's first intention was to head further north.
    True
    False

7. Jane had more water than food.
    True
    False

8. She saw a Panamanian tanker in the first couple of days but it never stopped.
    True
    False

9. It took more than a week before Jane began to really panic about her situation.
    True
    False

10. If Angelo hadn't seen Jane when he did, she would probably have died.
    True
    False

11. Angelo landed his plane near her life raft and took her on board.
    True
    False

12. Jane and Angelo Ortega are still in touch.
    True
    False

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