red packet英 [red ˈpækit]
at the end of英 [æt ðə end ɔv]
The Spring Festival comes in January or February every year.
It is an important Chinese festival.
People also call it Chinese New Year.
On Chinese New Year's Eve,families have a big dinner together.
They often eat fish and dumplings.
People visit their friends and relatives.
Children often get red packets with some money in them.
People also watch fireworks at night.
They like the beautiful fireworks very much.
the Spring Festival
the Mid-Autumn Festival
the Double Ninth Festival
The story of Nian
Nian is a monster.
He lives in the hills.
At the end of every year, he goes into the village and eats people!
One day, an old man comes to the village.
Nian is afraid of the colour red.
Soon it is the last day of the year.
Nian comes down from the hills.
He sees red paper on the doors and windows.
He also sees red firecackers.
He feels afraid and runs back into the hills.
The people in the village never see Nian again.
They use red things and light firecrackers at the Spring Festival ever year.
The Spring Festival is a very important festival in China.
Christmas is a very important festival in Western countries.