College of Languages


Drama.III An Introduction to Modern Drama

Course Code C0261 Th 2 Pr 2 CrHrs 2


This course aims at providing third year students with Victorian and Modern dramas. It also gives the students the chance to be aware of the cultural aspects of the samples studied.

  1. This course aims to help students improve their communication skills in English, using role-play, script-writing, and improvisation.
  2. Language Skills: Students will listen and read for details, and improve comprehensibility in speaking and writing, for communicating to an audience in English.
  3.  Students will be able to read drama scripts in English. They will understand main ideas and details in different kinds of dramatic scripts and improve listening comprehension of different types of spoken texts – for main ideas, details and speakers’ attitudes and emotions
  4. Students will be enabled to formulate, express and defend individual ideas and opinions in an improvisation
  5. They will develop and use language learning strategies for all language skills

Critical Thinking Skills: Students will learn how to think critically in order to successfully participate in any debates. 







An Ideal Husband by Oscar Wilde


The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde


A Doll’s House by Henrick Ibsen


Miss Julie by August Strindberg   


The Hairy Ape by Eugene O'Neill


Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw


Man and Superman by George Bernard Shaw


Net Sources


  • An Ideal Husband: An Introduction

    An Ideal Husband:  Analysis 1

    An Ideal Husband:  Analysis 2

    An Ideal Husband:  Themes

    Modern Drama

    The Importance of Being Earnest: An Introduction

    The Importance of Being Earnest: Analysis 1

    The Importance of Being Earnest: Analysis 2

    The Importance of Being Earnest: Themes

    A Doll’s House: An Introduction

    A Doll’s House: Analysis 1

    A Doll’s House: Analysis 2

    A Doll’s House: Themes