Watch this story about how the Jade Emperor decided the order of the animals in the Chinese zodiac.

Traditional story adapted by Sue Clarke | Animation by Cambridge English Online


What year were you born? Do you know your Chinese zodiac animal? If so, what animal is it? If not, explore the topic of the Chinese zodiac and you can find out. 

How do you usually celebrate your birthday?  

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i am Chinese.

Hi PurpleTomato40,your animal is monkey. Mines is dog

Hi MissFolkForever,your zodiac animal is chicken.

i am 2005 so i am a dragon or .... i do not now ? i think that i am dragon.

My birthday is2004,so I am a monkey right?

I do not like rat.It is very artful.

  • This story is funny.

Hello. I am wondering, how do you find out what your Chinese zodiac animal is?

Hi LilacForeverPuppy,
You can find out your Chinese zodiac animal at the end of our story: My favourite day - Chinese New Year.
At the end of the video you can select the year you were born and your Chinese zodiac animal will appear.
Mine is the dog. What is yours?
Have fun!

Best wishes,
LearnEnglish Kids team

Where is the cat ?