Author: Laura Dewis

Year of the Pig: Chinese New Year

Updated Thursday, 8th February 2018
As the Chinese celebrate the Year of the Pig, why not learn how to write and pronounce basic Chinese words?

2019 is the year of the Pig. The Pig is the twelfth in the 12-year cycle of Chinese zodiac sign. The Pig is said to be logial anfd a 'fixer' They aren't good communicators, but they're kind and are providers; most are wealthy. Their main fault is that they lose their temper easily.

Chinese New Year officially begins on February 5th, 2019, and ends on February 19th with the Lantern Festival.

Celebrate the new year by dipping into some of our fantastic resources on China and Chinese. 

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