A man slaps the French president – level 2

15-06-2021 07:00

Last week, the French president Emanuel Macron visited a high school in a small town in southeast France.

After the visit, he was greeting people who were waiting for him outside. Macron was standing behind barriers when suddenly, a man slapped him. Macron turned his face away when the man hit him, so it seemed that the man missed. A bodyguard, who was standing behind the president, protected Macron with his hand. He was too slow, and he did not stop the man.

Police arrested the man as well as another man who filmed a video of the incident.

Difficult words: barrier (a fence or wall which stops people from going somewhere), slap (to hit somebody with the hand), protect (to keep somebody safe from harm or injury).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

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