2021: the Year of the Ox

"2021: el año del buey"
Spanish C1 writing exercise

Learn about the new Chinese year for 2021.

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Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "ox", "astrology", "prosperity" and "to characterize".

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The Chinese year is symbolised each year with an animal. This time it is the turn of the ox! Chinese new year will start on the 12th February 2021 and will end on the 31st January 2022. It is the year 4719 within Chinese astrology. Prosperity is represented by the ox, and will be achieved through aspects such as strength and work. If you were born in an ox year, it is very likely that you are a very hardworking person, methodical, tenacious and patient. It is possible that this year you will achieve many yearned for goals! After having endured such a difficult 2020, let's hope our friend the ox helps us change the current outlook, pushing with the force that characterizes it.