College of Languages



Course Code C0268 Th 3 Pr 3 CrHrs 6

The course aims at providing fourth year students with Modern and World dramas. It also gives 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.

Students will learn how to think critically in order to successfully participate in debates. 



A Raisin in The Sun by Lorrain Hansberry


Death of A Salesman by Arthur Miller


Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett


The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov


Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams


No Exit by Jean Paul Sartre


Mother Courage and her Children by Bertolt Brecht


Net Sources


  • Modern Drama

    A Raisin in The Sun: An Introduction

    A Raisin in The Sun: Analysis 1

    A Raisin in The Sun: Analysis 2

    A Raisin in The Sun: Themes

    Postmodern Drama

    Death of A Salesman: An Introduction

    Death of A Salesman: Analysis 1

    Death of A Salesman: Analysis 2

    Death of A Salesman: Themes

    Waiting for Godot: An Introduction

    Waiting for Godot: Analysis 1

    Waiting for Godot: Analysis 2

    Waiting for Godot: Themes


    Mid-term exams

    The Cherry Orchard: An Introduction

    The Cherry Orchard: Analysis 1

    The Cherry Orchard: Analysis 2

    The Cherry Orchard: Themes

    Glass Menagerie: An Introduction

    Glass Menagerie: Analysis 1

    Glass Menagerie: Analysis 2

    Glass Menagerie: Themes

    No Exit: An Introduction

    No Exit: Analysis 1

    No Exit: Analysis 2

    No Exit: Themes

    Mother Courage and her Children: An Introduction

    Mother Courage and her Children: Analysis

    Mother Courage and her Children: Themes