Play Chinese Card Game
Feb 15 2015
13:30

Price: Free

Where: Keats Lounge

WHAT: Learn to play  Chinese card game

Who: Students and Teachers

Why:

Dou Dizhu(斗地主)is the most popular card game in China. It’s easy to notice Chinese people play it in a park, a bar, on the train and so on. With 3 players and simple rules, you can start the game with your friends anytime and anywhere. This is a cooperation game between two people who will be in one team, but also it is a strategy game by a player who will against the two people. Come to learn how to play this interesting game.

Daytrip to Daguan Park
Feb 8 2015
13:00

Price: Bus – 4 yuan       Ticket – 20 yuan

Where: Meet at Keats school and take bus there

WHAT: Visit Daguan Park

Who: Students and Teachers

Why:

Daguan park, a national 4A level scenic spot, lies next to the beautiful Dian Chi Lake in southwest of Kunming. It was built in Qing Dynasty. Daguan park is famous for the longest couplets in China which was written by a famous poet Sun Ranweng. The breath-taking scenery of Western Hills, Chinese traditional garden view will impress you.

Chongqing Style Hot Pot
Feb 1 2015
18:00

Price: Aroud 60 yuan

Where: Meet at Keats school first, and then walk to the hot pot resturant

WHAT: Have a nice hot pot dinner

Who: Students and Teachers

Why:

Thousands of delicious Chinese cuisines are waiting for you. The most popular is hotpot in winter. There are many kinds of hot pots, such as Chongqing style, Beijing style, small hot pot, sea food hot pot and so on. We would like to invite you to try the Chongqing style which is the tastiest hot pot in China. 

Watch Chinese Movie
Jan 25 2015
13:30

Price: Free

Where: Keats Lounge

WHAT: Watch a great Chinese movie 《霸王别姬》 "Farewell, My Concubine"

Who: Students and Teachers

Why:

A Chen Kaige’s film《霸王别姬》 “Farewell, My Concubine” is a remarkable and extraordinary movie in Chinese movie history. It was the first movie won the Golden Palm. And in 2005 it was selected in ‘the best 100 movies in history’ of TIMES. The time span of this movie was from 1924 to 1977 and the story related Beijing Opera, Culture Revolution and the Gang of four. It will be a good opportunity for you to know more about Chinese culture.

Daytrip to Golden Temple
Jan 18 2015
14:30

Price: Bus – 4 yuan       Ticket – 20 yuan

Where: Meet at Keats school and take bus there

WHAT: Visit Golden Temple

Who: Students and Teachers

Why:

Keats school held a group activity in Golden Temple 2014. All students and teachers who participated in had a deep impression of its beautiful forest scenery.  Once you enter the park, you will be surrounded by numerous green trees and plants. Everyone agreed that Golden Temple is one of the places in Kunming which is worth to go twice. Let’s go to find out its breathtaking scenery, abundant historical culture and ancient buildings together.  

Have Some Nice Local Snack
Jan 11 2015
18:00

Price: Around 30 yuan – 40 yuan

Where: Meet at school and then walk to the restaurant

WHAT: Have some tasty local snack

Who: Students and Teachers

Why:

Kunming’s cuisine belongs to Dian Cuisine. And there are a lot of snacks are famous. It’s not too sweet or too spicy. No matter what flavor you like, you can find the snacks satisfy your mouth and stomach. Lotus cake, fry rice cake, Boil spicy rice noodles, spicy potatoes, pineapple rice and so on. Those snacks are strongly recommended. Let’s enjoy these gourmets together!

Daytrip to Dianchi Lake
Jan 4 2015
13:30

Price: Bus – 4 yuan     Ticket – free     Bread for seagulls – 10 yuan

Where: Meet at Keats school first, and take bus to Dianchi Lake

WHAT: Visit Dianchi Lake

Who: Students and Teachers

Why:

Dian Chi lake is the biggest lake in Kunming. Along its 3 kilometers long winding bank, you can enjoy its beautiful scenery of Dianchi lake and west hills and as well as the amazing sunshine of Kunming. It is a must-go place for Kunming people to spend a wonderful weekend in winter. Locals like to play kites, ride bicycles and walk dogs there and so on.

Eat vegetarian food
Dec 28 2014
18:00

Price: Cost: 50RMB       Bus:2RMB

Where: Meet at Keats school, and take bus to the restaurant

WHAT: Enjoy a nice vegetarian dinner

Who: Students and Teachers

Why:

Now, more and more people are beginning to eat vegetarian food and it is growing in popularity worldwide. There are many vegetarian restaurants in Kunming,some of them being famous for using organic grown  ingredients. The price is not expensive and the food is very delicious. Some restaurants name their food with the meat names. However they are all made from vegetables.  Let’s go together!

Learn Tang poetry
Dec 21 2014
13:30

Price: Cost: free      free tea

Where: Keats Lounge

WHAT: Learn Tang poetry

Who: Students and Teachers

Why:

The Tang poetry is a precious part of the Chinese Han culture. Its history dates back more than one thousand and two hundred years. The Tang poetry influences the culture of China and its surrounding countries. We can learn a lot about ancient Chinese culture through Tang poetry.  Let’s study them together.

Learn Tai Chi
Dec 14 2014
13:30

Price: Free

Where: Meet at Keats school first and then walk to the park nearby

WHAT: Learn to Play Tai Chi

Who: Students and Teachers

Why:

Tai Chi is a unique part of China’s cultural heritage. It is related to Confucianism and Taoism. Tai Chi is based on Chinese philosophy. Tai Chi is not only good for a healthy body, but also good for a healthy mind. It can help you relieve stress and increase your patience. Nowadays, Tai Chi is growing more and more popular in the world. Please join us!! 

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Viktor testimonial for keats chinese school

Viktor | Switzerland

Small Group Chinese Class

My school is amazing. I recommend Keats School because it is a more convenient way to learn Chinese here in Kunming.

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Josh | USA

Small Group Chinese Class

I really had a wonderful experience at the school. The teachers are very very friendly. In my class, we practice speaking, listening, reading and writing. We play games and other fun activities. We have trips around town. The staff at Keats is phenomenal. My teacher is one the best teachers I have ever had in my educational experience. She comes in with smile every day.

Vanya testimonial for keats chinese school

Vanya | BULGARIA

Small Group Chinese Class

I found Keats to be very good, teachers are excellent, and really take the students seriously. Kunming is a great city. The environment is awesome, no pollution. The air quality is great, good weather. People here are very friendly. I come to take classes every day. I feel comfortable studying at Keats. I learned so much things, although I only studied at Keats for 2 months. I am really satisfied with my teacher. For us foreigners, Keats is really a great help. Therefore, I would highly recommend Keats to all of you.

Sjoerd testimonial for keats chinese school

SJOERD | Netherlands

Small Group Chinese Class

We use a lot of games to learn grammar and new words. We have really good teachers, really patient. She helps us a lot. Our class is really nice and we have people from all over the world, different countries. We often discuss topics in Chinese in our class. I live in the dorm of Keats. It is very convenient. I don’t have to spend time on traveling. You can just focus on learning Chinese.

Martine testimonial for keats chinese school

Martine | France

Intensive One on One Chinese Classes

I really enjoy this place because we have private lessons. I took the 6-hour program, 4 hours in the morning, 2 in the afternoon. Even though it is quite a lot, the teaching is complimentary. This is very helpful because I could review what I did before and learn new things. My 2 teachers are fantastic. We live in the school, so it is convenient. It is interesting to me to meet people from all over the world.

Mike | オーストラリア

Small Group Chinese Class

I think Kunming is a great city, the weather is really good. I really like Keats school and found it is very organized. The teachers here are very good. They have a coffee shop and new classrooms, new lunge area here now, so you can chill out with your friends and practice your spoken Chinese with native. If you’re considering to come to Keats to study, I would really recommend it. It’s a great idea and I think it will be a great experience for you.

 

Jade | UK & Mauritius

Small Group Chinese Class

I think the learning environment here is great. The teaching methods are also very interactive and fun. What I particularly enjoy here is the fact that my teacher does not stick to the textbook. We spend a lot of time discussing general topics, such as Chinese culture, world news, typical expressions used by local people. We also discuss social and economic topics.

Claudia | Australia

Intensive One on One Chinese Classes

I’ve been at Keats school and Kunming now for one month doing the one-on-one lessons with two different teachers. I really enjoy it. Both of my teachers are very friendly and patient. They really helped me to improve my Chinese, both of my reading and speaking. I really enjoy Kunming as well. This city is really beautiful and the weather is nice, the air is clean. It’s one of the best cities in China to study Chinese.

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