Chat 4 - language points
To look forward to (something). To anticipate something with pleasure.
She always looks forward to your visits.
We are looking forward to your new book.
He is looking forward to meeting you.
I'm not looking forward to the maths exam.
look forward to + ing
I look forward to seeing / meeting / arriving / driving / travelling / swimming etc.
I'd rather... I would prefer...
I'd rather stay in. I don't feel like going out.
She'd rather go to see a film than go to the theatre.
We'd rather a table by the window.