1 Minute Story

1 Minute Story


A great listening exercise. In pairs, one person tells the other their life story in one minute. When the time is up the other person has to repeat the life story back, with as much detail as possible.

Teaching Purpose

  • Listening
  • Storytelling
  • Helps people get to know each other!


You can also replace life story with a holiday story or any other inspiration.


First learnt from John Cremer from the Maydays.

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