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Comprehension Exercise 01: "At a coffee shop"

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Robert is standing outside the coffee shop. He's waiting for his friend Tasha. He's looking at his watch because she's late, as usual. An old woman is coming out of the coffee shop. A young boy is going into the coffee shop. A girl is running down the steps outside the coffee shop. An old man is buying a cup of coffee. Some yakuza are waiting to go into the coffee shop. Finally, Tasha comes wearing a pink silk blouse and a black mini skirt. They go into the coffee shop and order American coffee.
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  1. Where is Robert standing?
     a. in a coffee shop      b. outside a coffee shop      c. behind a coffee shop      d. next to a coffee shop
  2. Who is he waiting for?
     a. Fred      b. Tanya      c. Mary      d. Tasha
  3. What is he looking at?
     a. his shoes      b. his watch      c. a newspaper      d. d. a street sign
  4. How often is Tasha late?
     a. usually      b. sometimes      c. never      d. rarely
  5. Who is coming out of the coffee shop?
     a. an old man      b. a young girl      c. an old woman      d. a young boy
  6. Who is going into the coffee shop?
     a. an old man      b. a young girl      c. an old woman      d. a young boy
  7. Where is the girl running?
     a. on the street      b. into the coffee shop      c. to the library      d. down the steps
  8. Who is waiting to go into the coffee shop?
     a. some yakuza      b. a sumo wrestler      c. a baseball star      d. Michael Jordan
  9. What is Tasha wearing?
     a. a blue miniskirt      b. a pink blouse      c. an orange blouse      d. a white miniskirt
  10. What do they order in the coffee shop?
     a. Columbian coffee      b. espresso      c. American coffee      d. iced coffee

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 2. d
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