the year of the tiger

I found a fable about the origin of the Chinese Zodiac that’s told via podcast by an English lady named Natasha. It’s from, for many reasons a really great audiolit resource for EFL.

2010 is the year of the Metal Tiger. It starts on Valentine’s Day.

Traditional Tiger Attributes/Associations
Zodiac Location 3rd
Ruling hours 3am-5am
Direction East-Northeast
Motto “I Win”
Season and month Spring, February
Fixed element Wood
Stem Positive
Solar Month Fades February 6-March 5
Gemstone Diamond
Colors Green,Red
Roughly equivalent western sign Aquarius
Polarity Yang
Food Bread, poultry

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