Expressing PreferenceWould Rather
Would rather is used to express personal preference. This expression is used to show a tendency doing or liking something.
Present from:- Notice that the simple form of. a verb follows both would rather and than.- if the verb is the same, it does not have to be repeated after than. (1) I would rather become an engineer than an architect.(2) I'd rather study English than (study) Biology. Past from:- would rather have + past participle (3) The dish was okay, but I would rather have eaten my mother's apple pie. Progressive from:- would rather + be + ing (4) I'd rather be playing football than (be)staying at home right now.
Contraction: I would = I'dNegative form: would rather + not
Answer these questions using I'd rather and the words in the brackets.Example: Shall we walk? (go by car) I'd rather go by car.1. Shall we play tennis? (go for swim)2. Shall we watch television? (read a book)3. Shall we go to a restaurant? (eat at home)4. Shall we leave now? (wait for a minute)5. Shall we cook the dinner later? (now)Make sentences using I'd rather ... than ….Example: (walk/go by car)I'd rather walk than go by car.1. (go fishing/ play football)2. (stay at home/go to cinema)3. (be a professor/be a millionaire)4. (go by bus/go by train)5. (live in the country/live in a city)