Choose the correct option for the simple present reading.

1. What time does Tom start work?
a) 8:00 am
b) 9:00 am

2. Does Tom drive a car to work?
a) Yes
b) No

3. Does Tom live close to the bank?
a) Yes
b) No

4. Does Tom talk to customers?
a) Yes
b) No

5. How does Tom feel about his job?
a) Good
b) Bad

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The simple present
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Simple Present
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Tom works at a bank. He is the manager. He starts work
every day at 8:00 am. He finishes work every day at 6:00
pm. He lives very close to the bank. He walks to work
every day. His brother and sister also work at the bank.  
But, the do not live close to the bank. They drive cars to
work. They start work at 9:00 am. In the bank, Tom is the
boss. He helps all the workers and tells them what to do.  
He likes his job. He is also very good at his job. Many
customers like Tom, and they say hello to him when they
come to the bank. Tom likes to talk to the customers and
make them feel happy. Tom really likes his job.      

Simple Present Reading