The great race

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


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. 
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Submitted by MasterShark50 on Mon, 25/10/2021 - 14:55


My favorite animals are a cat and a tiger. I was born in the Year of the Tiger in 2010 I have a pet. It's a little cat but it looks like a tiger!!!

Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 27/05/2021 - 10:54


What this story is telling us the number of the year. The story did not tell the emperor Jades age. Somehow he must be 79 or 67 or any age you think. Jade the emperor wanted to know his age. You have many favorite animals and you might like them. Most of you even have pets that you love them. Well, my favorite animal in this video is the dragon because he can fly. Hope you learned very well.

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