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Challenge: One Minute Sentence

Friday 18th November 2016

In One Minute Sentence, young people pick a topic at random and are challenged to speak about it non-stop for one minute without hesitation, deviation or repetition. A list of topics could be provided, for young people to choose from, ideas include Football, The BB, Fame, Spiders, Computers, Camping, Christmas, Holidays.

You need a minimum of 3 young people to play this game. The young person who starts the game is given a topic, they have one minute to talk about their topic without hesitation, deviation or repetition. If one of the other players thinks that the speaker has hesitated, deviated or repeated, they can interrupt, either by knocking on the table or pressing a buzzer. If the interruption is deemed appropriate by the leader then the player who interrupted gets a point and takes control of the subject for the remaining time. If it was inappropriate then the original player gets the point and retains the subject. The player who has control of the subject at the end of the minute gets an extra point. Play as many rounds as you like.

One Minute Sentence

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