“Ormie the pig”
BEFORE WATCHING THE VIDEO
1. In pairs. Write the name under the picture.
a broom - a stool - a pile of books - an ironing board - a bowling ball - a pile of boxes
a trampoline - a plunger - a mechanical saw - a swing - a ramp - a rappel belt
a bike - a pole - a fishing pole - a rocket - a plane - an unbrella
2. In pairs. Write the correct word next to its definition.
• a large brush with a long handle, used for sweeping floors
• a seat that has three or four legs, but no back or arms:
• a tool for clearing waste that is blocking a kitchen or bathroom pipe. It consists of a
straight handle with a rubber cup on the end.
• a long thin pole with a long string and a hook attached to it, used for catching fish
3. Choose one of the words in exercise 1 and write your own definition. Read it aloud so that your
classmates can guess what it is.
4. Which of the objects in exercise 1 would you use if you needed something which is on top of a
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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. Watch
the short film that has film festival audiences
laughing and cheering. Ormie has garnered 8
Festival Awards including Best Short Film
(Savannah FF 2010, Palm Springs Int’l Shorts Fest
2010, Sprockets 2010, Seattle Int’l FF 2010) and
the Audience Award (New York Int’l Children’s FF
AFTER WATCHING THE VIDEO
5. SPEAKING. In groups (2-3) answer the following questions. Then, choose a representative and
share your views with the rest of the class. It is forbidden to use the following words and
expresiones: yes, in my opinion, sad.
1. What would you do to get something?
2. Have you tried something a lot and you failed? How did you feel?
3. Do you think that this short has a message? Which one?