25 superlative conversation questions

25 superlative conversation questions

Superlative conversation questions

Here is a printable of discussion questions that use superlative adjectives. It also has picture prompts and is perfect for learning superlatives.

How to use the superlative conversation questions worksheet –

  1. Firstly, it is a good idea to brainstorm a list of superlatives with your class. Give an example on the board with a base adjective, comparative, and a superlative such as – big – bigger – biggest. Once you have a list, add any that are on the worksheet but are missing from the list.
  2. Bring your students attention to the pictures at the top of the page. Ask each student to create a sentence that uses a superlative for each picture and read them to the class.
  3. Now that students are familiar with superlatives you can start the conversation questions. This can be done in pairs, small groups, or as a whole class activity. There are follow up questions on the worksheet but you can encourage your students to ask more.
  4. Finally, once the discussion is over, ask students to go back over the worksheet and circle all the superlative adjectives they see in the questions. They have been highlighted below in bold for reference.


The superlative conversation questions are –

Who is the shortest person in your family? How old is he/she?

Where is the most beautiful place in your country? Have you been there?

What is the spiciest food you have ever eaten? Did you enjoy it?

Where is the cheapest place to buy clothing in your town or city?

How tall is the highest mountain in your country? What is it called?

Who do you think is the prettiest woman in the world? What is her job?

What is the scariest movie that you have ever seen? What is the movie about?

Who is the wealthiest person in your country? How did they get become rich?

What is the riskiest thing you have ever done? What could have gone wrong?

What is the most expensive thing you have ever bought? How much did it cost?

Where could you find the purest fresh water in your country?

What is the kindest thing that somebody has done for you?

What did you think is the most interesting subject taught at school?

What was the happiest moment that you have had in the past year?

How many degrees was the hottest temperature you have ever experienced?

Who do you think is the funniest actor or comedian? Where are they from?

What do you think is the most intelligent animal in the ocean?

What is the healthiest food or dish that you really enjoy eating?

Who is the laziest person you know? Why do you think they are so lazy?

Where do you think is the wettest place on earth? What country is it in?

What is the weirdest kind of food that you have ever seen? Where did you see it?

What is the most popular sport in your country? Do you like to play it?

Who do you think is the most powerful person on earth?

What is the farthest you have ever been from home?

What is the most dangerous job in the world? Would you do this job?

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