Where is Peng Shuai – level 2

24-11-2021 15:00

Two weeks ago, 35-year-old Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai wrote on social media that a Chinese ex-Vice Premier forced her to have sex with him.

Only minutes later, somebody deleted Peng´s post after she wrote it, and since that time, nobody saw Peng. Many people worried that something happened to her, but the Women´s Tennis Association got an email which seemed to be from Peng. The email said that the tennis player was safe and that she was resting at home. It also said that the sexual assault was not true.

Some people did not believe that Peng wrote the email because the language was unusual. Other tennis players including Novak Djokovic, Naomi Osaka, and Serena Williams said on social media that they worried about Peng, and they could not believe that she was missing.

Difficult words: Vice Premier (a person who helps a government’s leader and does the leader’s work when he is away or sick), sexual assault (the situation when somebody forces another person to have sex with him because the other person does not want to do it), be missing (to be lost or in an unusual place).

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