How would you describe a genius? Write you definition and compare the ideas in small groups.
Speaking of a genius, we can say that a genius is a person who displays exceptional intellectual ability.
When it comes to an exceptional intellectual ability, we should say that the person is intellectually gifted, so, for instance, they may have a striking talent for mathematics. For example, Grigori Perelman is a genius, who is famous for his mathematical skills.
However, many geniuses have shown high achievements in only a single kind of activity. For example, Chaikovsky was famous for his music; Hawking for his knowledge of physics; Marie Curie for discovering Radium.
To sum up, a genius is a person who is gifted in some sphere or at least much better than the others.