Ormie The Pig: English lesson

Can you help Ormie get the cookie?

A fun vocab class with hilarious cartoon from Ormie the Pig


Do you like cookies?

Do you have a cookie jar?

Where do you keep the cookie jar?

Do you have a sweet tooth?

Do you ever have cravings or “caprichos”?

Is there any type of food or anything that you can’t resist?


Ormie is a Pig, in every sense of the word. “Pig see cookie, Pig want cookie”. But they are out of reach…or are they? See Ormie’s attempts to gain the warm sweet taste that is his obsession.

1. Match the vocabulary with the pictures of Ormie.

Household items:

A broom

A stool


An ironing board

A fridge

A freezer

A plunger 

Adventure & leisure items:

A rappel

A rocket

A bowling ball

A trampoline

A swing / a trapeze

A pole vault

A chain saw

An umbrella

A sky dive

A fishing rod /pole


2. Watch the Ormie video

3. Exercise: Describe the actions in each picture.

For example: Ormie sky dives from a plane.

4. Exercise: Using the vocab in a different context.

Please use the vocab in the sentences below.

Group 1: Household items:

a broom, a stool, Ice-cube, an ironing board, a fridge, a freezer

  1. We are going to need some _____________ for the drinks at the party?
  2. I don’t have _______________ so I use a table instead.
  3. Did you put the water in the _____________ or the ____________ ?
  4. Before mopping the floor, please take the __________ and sweep.
  5. Pass me that ___________ please.


Group 2: Adventure & leisure items

a rappel, a rocket, a bowling ball, a trampoline, a swing / a trapeze,

a pole vault, a chain saw, an umbrella, a sky dive, a fishing rod /pole

  1. In a recent publicity stunt Richard Branson ___________ from a tall building.
  2. There’s a crazy ad on the TV when a _____________ falls on a woman’s head.
  3. Have you seen the forecast? Will I need an ______________ ?
  4. The scariest movie I have ever seen is The Texas ____________ Massacre.
  5. My nephew got a huge ___________ for his birthday present.
  6. During Halloween in the UK & Ireland they use fireworks and ____________
  7. My neighbour found a great solution to the problem and used a ______________ to pull the keys from the well.
  8. The best thing about the kid’s park is the ____________ .

The 2nd Conditional

Question: (using the 2nd conditional)

If you were Ormie, what could you do to get the cookies?

What household items could you use to get to the cookie jar?

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