Talking about your preferences:

Questions about preferences tea or coffe

  • Which do you prefer tea or coffee?
  • Which do you prefer drinking science or physics?
  • Which do you prefer to drink juice or mineral water?  (Notice: prefer to + present simple)
  • Which do you like better basketball or football?
  • Do you prefer pizza or spaghetti?
  • Would you prefer to eat a cake or a fruit?
  • Would you rather eat a cake or a fruit?


  • I prefer baseball.
  • I'd prefer to drink juice
  • I'd rather drink mineral water
  • If I had a choice, I would eat a sandwich.
  • A cup of coffee would be suitable.

Things to remember about preferences

  1. "I'd prefer" + to + verb
  2. "I'd rather" + verb