Performing Arts

year 3, first semester

Main topic : Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Tennessee Williams.
Aim : Develop your understanding, translating and writing skills.

Method : Reading, watching, analysing and translating drama and critical texts.

Websearch Class documents and activities
About Tennessee Williams :

  • Read about Tennessee Williams on Wikipedia

  • Watch a documentary about Tennessee Williams

  • About Cat on a Hot Tin Roof :

  • Watch The full-length film

  • Watch a short lecture about Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

  • Read an analysis about Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

  • Script exerpts and commentaries :
  • Text 1, questions and commentary
  • Text 2, questions and commentary
  • Text 3, questions and commentary with the mythological references
  • Text 4, questions and commentary
  • Text 5, questions and commentary
  • Text 6, questions and commentary

    Grammatical self-service / Grammar exercises


    Drama vocabulary list

    Vocabulary exercise 1 and 2.


    Word-stress in English

    Word stress on suffixes 1
    Word stress on suffixes 2
    Word stress on suffixes 3
    Word stress on suffixes 4

    Some extra activities at the Maison des langues