The Jade Emperor chose the order of the animals in the Chinese zodiac. How did he decide? Watch and find out!

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


There are twelve animals in the story. Which one is your favourite? Tell us about it!

Average: 4.2 (1312 votes)


 My chinese zodiac is the goat. I was born in 2003.

 Me too.

  • My birth date is December 7, 2005. 
  • My Chinese zodiac is the rooster.
  • We play and invite my friends and cousins to a birthday party. 

good  I like it

Good.I'm from China and I diden't know about this!


 the rat is too bad

It is a great race

IT IS COOL!!!!! 

very creative!!


© British Council
The United Kingdom's international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities.
A registered charity: 209131 (England and Wales) SC037733 (Scotland).

ICP#: 10044692

The great race | LearnEnglish Kids | British Council


Status message

  • Deleted 0 revisions.
  • The update has been performed.
The website encountered an unexpected error. Please try again later.