Where is Peng Shuai – level 1

24-11-2021 15:00

Peng Shuai is a Chinese tennis star. She is 35 years old. Two weeks ago, she writes on social media. She writes that somebody assaults her sexually. Sexual assault means that this person makes her have sex. She does not want to.

The person is a Chinese official. He is a Vice Premier in the past. His name is Zhang Gaoli.

Only a few minutes later, somebody deletes Peng´s post after she writes it. It is Peng´s last post. She does not write anything since that time. Also, nobody sees her.

Some other tennis stars write on social media. They write that they worry about Peng. Some of them are Novak Djokovic and Naomi Osaka.

A women´s tennis organization gets an email. The email is from Peng. She writes that she is resting at home. She writes that the information about Zhang Gaoli is not true. Many people think that the email is not from Peng.

Difficult words: assault (to attack somebody), Vice Premier (a person who helps the leader of a government and he does the leader’s work when he is away or sick), rest (to sleep or relax).

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