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HOROSCOPES – PRONOUNCIATION – DATES – ADVANCED LISTENING / READING

 

HOROSCOPES AND THEIR DATES

Aquarius – January 21 – February 19

Pisces – February 20- March 20

Aries – March 21 – April 20

Taurus – April 21 – May 21

Gemini – May 22 – June 21

Cancer – June 22 – July 22

Leo – July 23 -August 21

Virgo – August 22 – September 23

Libra – September 24 – October 23

Scorpio – October 24 – November 22

Sagittarius – November 23 – December 22

Capricorn – December 23 – January 20

Zodiac Personality – Learn Personality Adjectives through the Zodiac

From Kenneth Beare,
Your Guide to English as 2nd Language.
Studying Zodiac signs and the personality traits that are associated with these signs is a great way to quickly improve your vocabulary related to personality. Each sign begins with a short overview of the main characteristics of the sign.
This section is then followed by a listing of the positive and negative traits.
Start with your own sign, or read the Zodiac signs of your friends. By studying these signs you’ll quickly increase your ability to describe other people’s personalities!
 


Aries / March 21 – April 20
Aries is the first sign of the Zodiac and it is associated with fresh vigor and new beginnings. Individuals born under this sign are said to have a enthusiastic, adventurous, aggressive, humorous, passionate, and pioneering character but one which is also prone to selfishness, boastfulness, intolerance, impulsiveness, and impatience.
Positive
Adventurous and energetic
Pioneering and courageous
Enthusiastic and confident
Dynamic and quick-witted
Negative
Selfish and quick-tempered
Impulsive and impatient
Foolhardy and daredevil
 
 
Taurus / April 21 – May 20 Taurus is the second sign of the Zodiac and it is associated with material pleasure. Individuals born under this sign are thought to have a calm, patient, reliable, loyal, affectionate, sensuous, ambitious, and determined character, but one which is also prone to hedonism, laziness, inflexibility, jealousy, and antipathy.
Positive
Patient and reliable
Warmhearted and loving
Persistent and determined
Placid and security loving
Negative
Jealous and possessive
Resentful and inflexible
Self-indulgent and greedy
 
Gemini / May 21 – June 21 Gemini is the third sign of the Zodiac and it is associated with youth and versatility. Individuals born under this sign are thought to have a sociable, fun-loving, versatile, lively, communicative, liberal, intelligent, mentally active and friendly character but one which is also prone to moodiness, inconsistency, superficiality, restlessness and laziness.
Positive
Adaptable and versatile
Communicative and witty
Intellectual and eloquent
Youthful and lively
Negative
Nervous and tense
Superficial and inconsistent
Cunning and inquisitive
 
Cancer / June 22 – July 22 Cancer is the fourth sign of the Zodiac and it is associated with family and domesticity. Individuals born under this sign are thought to have a kind, emotional, romantic, imaginative, sympathetic, nurturing, and intuitive character, but one which is also prone to changeability, moodiness, hypersensitivity, depression, and clinginess.
Positive
Emotional and loving
Intuitive and imaginative
Shrewd and cautious
Protective and sympathetic
Negative
Changeable and moody
Overemotional and touchy
Clinging and unable to let go
 
Leo / July 23 – August 22 Leo is the fifth sign of the Zodiac and it is associated with the keywords magnanimous, generous, hospitable, caring, warm, authoritative, active and open. Leos are typically pictured as very dignified and regal. They are hard-working, ambitious and enthusiastic, however they are prone to laziness and can often take “the easy way out.” They are known to be exuberant, extroverted, generous with a natural dramatic flair and very creative. They are typically very self-assured, and love taking center-stage in whatever arena they are in.
Positive
Generous and warmhearted
Creative and enthusiastic
Broad-minded and expansive
Faithful and loving
Negative
Pompous and patronizing
Bossy and interfering
Dogmatic and intolerant
 
Virgo / August 23 – September 22 Virgo is the sixth sign of the Zodiac, a set of astrological signs, and associated with purity and service. Individuals born under this sign are thought to have a diligent, analytical, self-sufficient, controlled, orderly, and modest character but one which is also prone to fussiness, perfectionism, harsh criticism, coldness, and hypochondria.
Positive
Modest and shy
Meticulous and reliable
Practical and diligent
Intelligent and analytical
Negative
Fussy and a worrier
Overcritical and harsh
Perfectionist and conservative
 
Libra / September 23 – October 22 Libra is the seventh sign of the Zodiac and associated with justice. Individuals born under this sign are thought to have a pleasant, articulate, charming, charismatic, fair, artistic, social, refined, diplomatic, even-tempered and self-sufficient character, but on the negative side, are also thought to be indecisive, flirtatious, extravagant, lazy, analytical, frivolous, impatient, envious, shallow, aloof, and quarrelsome.
Positive
Diplomatic and urbane
Romantic and charming
Easygoing and sociable
Idealistic and peaceable
Negative
Indecisive and changeable
Gullible and easily influenced
Flirtatious and self-indulgent
 
Scorpio / October 23 – November 21 Scorpio is the eighth sign of the Zodiac and associated with intensity, passion, and power. Individuals born under this sign are thought to have a complex, analytical, patient, keenly perceptive, inquisitive, focused, determined, hypnotic, and self-contained character, but one which is also prone to extremity, jealousy, envy, secretiveness, possessiveness, cruelty and cunning. In terms of anatomy,
Positive
Determined and forceful
Emotional and intuitive
Powerful and passionate
Exciting and magnetic
Negative
Jealous and resentful
Compulsive and obsessive
Secretive and obstinate
 
Sagittarius / November 22 – December 21 Sagittarius is the ninth sign of the Zodiac and associated with travel and expansion. Individuals born under this sign are thought to have a straight-forward, dynamic, highly intelligent, extremely clever, ethical, humorous, generous, open-hearted, compassionate, and energetic character, but one which is also prone to restlessness, impulsiveness, impatience, recklessness, and kiddishness.
Positive
Optimistic and freedom-loving
Jovial and good-humored
Honest and straightforward
Intellectual and philosophical
 
Negative
Blindly optimistic and careless
Irresponsible and superficial
Tactless and restless
 
Capricorn / December 22 – January 19 Capricorn is the tenth sign of the Zodiac and associated with hard work and business affairs. Individuals born under this sign are thought to have an ambitious, modest, patient, responsible, stable, trustworthy, powerful, intellectual, perspicacious and persistent character but one which is also prone to coldness, conservatism, rigidity, materialism, and dullness.
Positive
Practical and prudent
Ambitious and disciplined
Patient and careful
Humorous and reserved
Negative
Pessimistic and fatalistic
Miserly and grudging
 
Aquarius / January 20 – February 18  
Aquarius is the eleventh sign of the Zodiac and associated with future ideas and the unusual. Individuals born under this sign are thought to have a modest, creative, challenging, inquisitive, entertaining, progressive, stimulating, nocturnal, and independent character, but one which is also prone to rebelliousness, coldness, erraticism, indecisive, and impracticality.
Positive
Friendly and humanitarian
Honest and loyal
Original and inventive
Independent and intellectual
Negative
Intractable and contrary
Perverse and unpredictable
Unemotional and detached
 
Pisces / February 19 – March 20 Pisces is the twelfth and last sign of the Zodiac and associated with human emotions. Individuals born under this sign are thought to be tolerant, modest, dreamy, romantic, humorous, generous, emotional, receptive, affectionate, and have an honest character, but are also prone to exaggeration, fickleness, passiveness, hypersensitivity, and paranoia.
Positive
Imaginative and sensitive
Compassionate and kind
Selfless and unworldly
Intuitive and sympathetic
Negative
Escapist and idealistic
Secretive and vague
Weak-willed and easily led
 

 
 
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