A：My Chinese friends told me that the Spring Festival is coming soon. Can you tell me something about it?
B：Certainly. It’s actually the Chinese New Year and is regarded by the Chinese as the most important holiday of the year.
A：What happens on the holiday?
B：Family members usually get together on the Eve of the New Year and have a special dinner to celebrate. Relatives and friends often visit each other during the holiday to wish each other a happy new year.
A：Do people cook a lot of special dishes for the holiday?
B：Yes, just like Christmas in western countries, it is a time for eating lots of special food.