Old Hand - English Idioms


The idiom "old hand" refers to someone with a lot of experience in doing something, for example: If you have any questions, ask Lisa. She's done this job before and is an old hand at project planning.

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.

Teaching and Learning is the focus of Unit 2. It provides the general theories and development form infancy to full maturation. It talks about how we learn languages, both our mother tongue and other languages. From there, we can decide a suitable approach to our teaching considering the learning environment for the students. It also talks about the skills the students wants and needs from our teaching. In the end, it identifies the process of maturation and how teachers adapt to their methods to the changes that may take place.