BANGS adjectives?

KennethC1Kwiziq community member

BANGS adjectives?

This lesson is kind of confusing me. At school I learned that the superlative must come after the noun unless the adjective would come before the noun, and in that case the placement would be a choice. The French About page on superlatives also states this rule. So wouldn't "Marie est la plus intelligente fille de la classe" be incorrect?
Asked 3 years ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Kenneth,

Both examples are given in the lesson :

Marie est la plus intelligente fille de la classe 

and 

Marie est la fille la plus intelligente de la classe

for

Marie is the smartest girl in the class

AaronC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor
The video on this lesson page says the same thing, and I've also seen the advice that the placement of the superlative follows the normal placement of the adjective, whether before or after the noun, so I'm also left wondering.
AaronC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Sorry, I must have missed Cécile's comment.

OzanA2Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

I am curious about it too

BANGS adjectives?

This lesson is kind of confusing me. At school I learned that the superlative must come after the noun unless the adjective would come before the noun, and in that case the placement would be a choice. The French About page on superlatives also states this rule. So wouldn't "Marie est la plus intelligente fille de la classe" be incorrect?

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