Itchy Feet - English Idioms


The idiom "itchy feet" refers to the need to leave or a feeling of a need to travel, for example: Watching an airplane pass by is giving me itchy feet.

Below you can read feedback from an ITTT graduate regarding one section of their online TEFL certification course. Each of our online courses is broken down into concise units that focus on specific areas of English language teaching. This convenient, highly structured design means that you can quickly get to grips with each section before moving onto the next.

This unit is about teaching receptive skills. The receptive skills are reading and listening. The productive skills are speaking and writing. All these skills are equally important and all of them should be incorporated into lessons. Students can read/listen for purpose or for entertainment.While reading/listening learners should be able to scan, skim, look for or listen to detailed information or deduce the meaning of certain words or phrases from the context.A teacher should select topics according to every student's interest.