Talk Like a Pirate Day

Ahoy, matey! Сегодня интересный праздник — Talk Like a Pirate Day. Поэтому мы представляем вам подборку заданий, с помощью которых вы легко сможете подготовить учеников-подростков к просмотру Пиратов Карибского моря и просто разбавить занятие необычными словами и выражениями.

1. Warm-up

Talk Like a Pirate Day Skyteach
  • Who can you see in the picture?
  • What do pirates do?
  • What is your favorite pirate movie?

Watch the video and complete the gaps.

— Everyone, stay calm! We’re taking over the ship.
___! ___!
— This ship cannot be crewed by two men. You’ll never make it out of the bay.
— Son, I’m Captain Jack Sparrow. ___?


— Everyone, stay calm! We’re taking over the ship.
Aye! Avast!
— This ship cannot be crewed by two men. You’ll never make it out of the bay.
— Son, I’m Captain Jack Sparrow. Savvy?

2. Pirate Vocab

Match the words to the definitions below.

  1. Ahoy!
  2. Avast!
  3. Aye! 
  4. Savvy…?
  5. Mutiny 
  6. Booty
  7. Crow’s nest
  8. Parley
  9. Cargo
  10. Galleon

a) Yes or I agree.
b) Do you understand what I’m saying?
c) A shout used, especially by people in boats, to attract attention.
d) Any stolen valuable things or money
e) Stop!
f) A small closed space near the top of a ship’s mast, from which a person can see in all directions.
g) An occasion when sailors refuse to obey orders and attempt to take control of the ship.
h) The goods carried by a ship.
i) A large sailing ship with three or four masts, used both in trade and war from the 15th to the 18th centuries.
j) A discussion that is intended to end an argument.


  1. c
  2. e
  3. a
  4. b
  5. g
  6. d
  7. f
  8. j
  9. h
  10. i

3. Words and pictures

Match the words to the pictures below.

  1. Crow’s nest
  2. Galleon
  3. Anchor
  4. Treasure
  5. Barrel
  6. Sword
Words and pictures Skyteach


  1. b
  2. e
  3. a
  4. c
  5. f
  6. d

4. Let’s practice!

Choose the correct option.

1. The captain of the ship ordered his men to lower the ___.
a) anchor
b) sword

2. There was either a ___ on board, or someone outside took control of the ship.
a) parley
b) mutiny

3. I am the captain of this ship. ___?
a) Avast
b) Savvy

4. Stories about pirates often include a search for buried ___.
a) barrel
b) treasure

5. The ship was carrying a ___ of wood.
a) cargo
b) booty


  1. a)
  2. b)
  3. b)
  4. b)
  5. a)

5. Pirate Talk

If you were a pirate..

  • what would your name be?
  • what would be the name of your ship?
  • what food would you eat?
  • would you like to have a pet parrot, pet monkey, or some other animal?
  • who of the famous pirates (Jack Sparrow, Captain Hook, etc.) would you be friends with?
  • who would your enemies be? 
  • where would you live?
  • where would you look for gold?
  • what would your daily routine be like?
  • what changes in your appearance would there be?

Безусловно, большого практического значения для ученика фразы, о которых мы сегодня рассказали, иметь не будут. Ученик не будет их использовать часто. Поэтому не стоит настаивать на том, чтобы он хорошо их запомнил. Используйте материалы просто, чтобы заинтересовать ученика и разговорить его.

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