Questions about the about the best, the greatest and the worst.

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  1. Who is the most powerful person in the world right now?
  2. Who is the most important person in your country's history?
  3. What is the best book you have ever read?
  4. What is the worst television programme you have ever seen?
  5. What was the best day of your life?
  6. What is the coldest temperature you have ever experienced?
  7. Who is the oldest person you have ever met?
  8. Who is the most boring person you have ever met?
  9. What is the most beautiful city you have ever visited?
  10. Who is the greatest sportsperson in the world right now?
  11. What was the most important invention in history?
  12. Which country has the best cuisine?
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How to use the superlatives ESL discussion questions

It is recommended that you download the superlatives ESL discussion questions in PDF format using one of the links above. The best way to encourage classroom interaction is to download and print the superlatives discussion questions in the 'pairs' or 'threes' PDF format and then divide the questions by cutting along the dotted lines. This allows students to take turns asking and answering the superlatives discussion questions in groups of two or three.

It is advisable to prepare students for using these discussion questions by first introducing them to the topic of superlatives in an interesting and engaging way. An anecdote, quiz question or a related image or video could all be used to achieve this. Depending on the level, it may also be necessary to pre-teach any challenging vocabulary related to superlatives contained in the discussion questions.

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