Chinese New Year 2024: Pre-class activities

Pre-class activities

Prepare for your class by completing these activities!

Vocabulary matching


The first time you watch the video, pay special attention to the correct pronunciation of the following words:

The Rat is the first animal signin the Chinese Zodiac.
They are quick-witted, resourceful and smart, but lack courage.
Rabbits tend to be gentle, quiet, and elegant, but they might be superficial, stubborn, melancholic and overly cautious.
People born in the year of the Snake are thought to be the most intuitive, while also private and reticent.
However, they sometimes can be irresponsible, moody and opportunistic.
Those born in the year of the Goat are gentle and kind-hearted, but they can be disorganised, impulsive or lazy.

Comprehension questions