2017 Malcolm Gladwell TED Talk Questions

Malcolm Gladwell TED Talk Questions

With you classmates, do your best to answer these questions. You can watch the talk together if you want.

Questions about style.
  • What are 2 things you liked about the talk?
  • What is 1 thing you didn't like?
  • How did he talk? Was it formal or informal? Give examples if you can.
  • Did he stand in one place or walk around? What about gestures?
  • What did he do to make you want to listen to him?
  • How did he share information? Did he use charts and tables or PowerPoint slides? Or did he just talk?

Questions about content.

  • What is the meaning of "There is no perfect Pepsi, there are only perfect Pepsis"?
  • What is the main idea of the talk?
  • According to Gladwell, how will the main idea of the talk affect other areas such as cancer treatment, restaurants, and other businesses?