If you are interested in Chinese culture, you are very welcome to take some Chinese culture lessons while you take the one-on-one Chinese class at Keats School. Our Chinese culture lessons include Chinese calligraphy, Chinese Tai Ji/Kung Fu, Chinese cooking, Chinese musical instruments such as Erhu, Hulisi, Pipa and Guzheng.
If you want to bring gifts for your family and friends back to your home country, a beautiful work of Chinese calligraphy written by you couldn’t be better. After taking 3 to 5 lessons of Chinese calligraphy, our students are able to write their own works of Chinese calligraphy. There are 2 hours for one Chinese calligraphy lesson and 2 lessons per week. They are arranged either in the evening or at the time when you are not taking the Chinese language class.
If you want to keep healthy, Tai Chi/Taiji or Kung Fu can be a great choice for the time you are in China. When you practice Tai Chi, you will learn the hard and soft martial art technique, and enjoy the philosophy of Yin and Yang. Both Tai Chi and Kung Fu are good for self-defense, aesthetic appeal and physical and mental health. There are 2 hours for one Tai Ji/Kung Fu lesson and 2 lessons per week.
If you want to take the tasty Chinese cuisine back home, take our Chinese cooking class because we will teach you how to prepare delicious Chinese food. You may wonder why the Kong Pao Chicken served at Keats is way more delicious than the one served in Chinatown in your country. At Keats, you will find the answer and the secret behind Chinese cooking. After taking the Chinese cooking class, you will be able to prepare your own food at home and surprise your friends at a party or family gathering. You can choose the dish that you want to learn from our menu with over 200 dishes. You will learn to cook 4 dishes per week. The cooking materials are included in the tuition fee.
The Chinese musical instrument can be chosen from Guzheng, Erhu, Pipa and Hulusi. Guzheng, Erhu, and Pipa have thousands of years of history and have distinctive sounds. Guzheng and Pipa were important musical instruments in ancient Chinese palace and favored by many Chinese emperors. Erhu was originated from Tang Dynasty and was very popular in the northern area. Hulusi is a typical Yunnan musical instrument, and a classic representation of minority music. Hulusi is relatively easy and you will be able to perform it after 2 to 3 lessons. The Chinese musical instrument is 2 hours per lesson, 2 lessons per week.
Keats offers you a great number of FREE services to make your life in Kunming so much easier than your life at other schools. The FREE services we offer include: