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HSK TEST Preparation Course

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HSK 5 in 1 year

Check out JIM's Story at Keats

HSK 5 in 1 year
  • Duration

    1-52 Weeks

  • Lessons Per Day

    4/6 Hours

  • Accommodation

    Included

  • Daily Meals

    Included

  • Student Number

    One-on-one

  • Program Start

    Any Monday

  • Tuition Starting From

    RMB 4800

  • language levels

    Any level

Course Features

In the HSK Test Preparation Program, I will:

  • Study Chinese one-on-one intensively by following the HSK course
  • Prepare for the HSK test and pass the test in the shortest possible time
  • Learn test-taking techniques to help me master the test
  • Be provided with full accommodation and meals – study, dining, single room accommodation, and gym in one building.
  • Have a personal and customized study plan created for me based on my current HSK level
Program Intro

Is this program for me?

WHAT'S HSK?
WHAT'S HSK?

WHAT'S HSK?

    China’s Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi, known as HSK or the Chinese Proficiency Test, is a standardized test to assess the Chinese proficiency of non-native speakers.

    HSK Certificates are:
    (1)to certify that the holder has acquired the required Chinese Proficiency to enter a college or university as an undergraduate or graduate student.
    (2)to certify that the holder can be exempt from taking the Chinese language course depending on the level of certification.
    (3)as a basis for the employers to evaluate the Chinese proficiency of the job applicants.

    PROFESSIONAL TEACHERS
    PROFESSIONAL TEACHERS

    PROFESSIONAL TEACHERS

      Keats has a professional team of excellent Chinese teachers. All the teachers in the HSK research team are carefully selected and have rich experience helping students with HSK preparation. You will learn the latest and most useful test-taking techniques created by our team. The Keats team will create personal study plans for you. Professional teachers will design the HSK class materials and track your progress according to your previous Mandarin Chinese level to make sure that you get the most value for the time you spend at Keats.

      INTENSIVE AND EFFICIENT
      INTENSIVE AND EFFICIENT

      INTENSIVE AND EFFICIENT

        One-on-one teaching is the fastest way to help you pass the HSK test. Four/Six hours of intensive Mandarin Chinese lessons with effective teaching methods per day will help you learn Chinese and master the HSK test as quickly as possible.

        As an expert in the HSK test preparation program, Keats has taught a significant number of foreign students and has helped them successfully pass the test. We are highly professional in helping students master different Chinese language points and various test-taking techniques for the HSK test.

        STUDY, LIVE AND DINE IN ONE BUILDING
        STUDY, LIVE AND DINE IN ONE BUILDING

        STUDY, LIVE AND DINE IN ONE BUILDING

          Your private room is located in the same building as the school and is a quick 5-minute walk to our cafeteria, where we serve Chinese food, gym, and classrooms. Step outside your residence, and you are conveniently located in the city center with easy access to all that Kunming has to offer. There are many things in Kunming that you can explore. Keats students find that there are so many things to do after the HSK classes. You may wonder why learn Chinese in Kunming. Here you will find answers to all your questions.

          HSK LEVELS

          We use various HSK test preparation materials to strengthen your test-taking skills. All macro-skills (speaking, listening, reading, and writing) are covered to ensure you are wholly prepared for the test.

          Topics and tasks:

          Being able to converse on topics of personal information, daily life, dining, transportation and hobbies, etc; and being able to practice relevant social interactions.

          Quantitative indicators:

          Being proficient with 269 syllables, 300 Chinese characters, 500 Chinese words, and 48 grammar points.

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          Topics and tasks:

          Being able to converse on topics of simple social activities, family life, study arrangement, shopping, dining, and personal feelings, etc; and being able to practice relevant social interactions.

          Quantitative indicators:

          Being proficient with 468 syllables (199 increased), 600 Chinese characters (300 increased), 1,272 Chinese words (772 increased), and 129 grammar points (81 increased).

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          Topics and tasks:

          Being able to converse on topics of traveling experience, course schedule, cultural and sports events, festivals and customs, education and occupation, etc; and being able to practice relevant social interactions.

          Quantitative indicators:

          Being proficient with 608 syllables (140 increased), 900 Chinese characters (300 increased), 2,245 Chinese words (973 increased), and 210 grammar points (81 increased).

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          Topics and tasks:

          Being able to converse on topics of community life, state of healthiness and wellbeing, campus life, daily working, animals, and plants, etc; and being able to practice relevant social interactions.

          Quantitative indicators:

          Being proficient with 724 syllables (116 increased), 1,200 Chinese characters (300 increased), 3,245 Chinese words (1,000 increased), and 286 grammar points (76 increased).

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          Topics and tasks:

          Being able to converse with topics of social relationships, lifestyles, learning methods, natural environment, social phenomenon, etc; and being able to practice relevant social interactions.

          Quantitative indicators:

          Being proficient with 822 syllables (98 increased), 1,500 Chinese characters (300 increased), 4,316 Chinese words (1,071 increased), and 357 grammar points (71 increased).

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          Topics and tasks:

          Being able to converse with topics of social life, business affairs, arguments and conflicts, social news, and comparison between China and other countries, etc; and being able to conduct relevant social missions.

          Quantitative indicators:

          Being proficient with 908 syllables (86 increased), 1,800 Chinese characters (300 increased), 5,456 Chinese words (1,140 increased), and 424 grammar points (67 increased).

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          Topics and tasks:

          Being able to converse on topics of social etiquette, science, and technology, culture, and arts, sports, emotions and affections, professional curriculum, etc; and being able to conduct relevant social interactions.

          For example: being able to communicate with participants when attending a relatively formal meeting; being able to read and understand most learning materials of a professional subject as well as finish assignments of the subject.

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          Topics and tasks:

          Being able to converse on topics of language and literature, economy and politics, legal affairs, philosophy and history, etc; and being able to conduct relevant social interactions.

          For example: being able to deliver profound conversation and have a discussion on topics of philosophy, religions, and current events; being able to do basic professional interpreting works; being able to express his/her own, call into question and declaim reasons for complaint when there are conflicts.

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          Topics and tasks:

          Being able to converse on topics of academic research, policy and regulations, business and trades, international affairs, etc; and being able to conduct relevant social interactions.

          For example: being able to participate in business negotiation and debate with the counterpart under a formal circumstance; being able to read and understand documents with formal patterns and terms, such as policies and regulations, or a study report; in addition, being able to make decent comments on the topic.

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          INCLUDED IN TUITION

          ONE-ON-ONE CHINESE LESSONS

          INCLUDED IN TUITION

          • You can choose to study for 4 hours per day (20 hours/week) or 6 hours per day (30 hours/week).
          • We use unique teaching methods developed by Keats. Your teacher(s) will prepare the lessons according to your level of Chinese and your learning goals, to make sure that you learn the most Chinese in the shortest possible time.
          • As an outstanding organization for helping students pass the HSK test, we are passionate about the progress each of our students makes.

          SINGLE ROOM WITH PRIVATE BATHROOM

          • Located in the SAME building as the school.
          • Clean, safe, convenient, and comfortable.
          • The room contains a bed, bedsheets, desk and chair, wardrobe, fridge, water dispenser, 24-hour hot water, and wifi.
          • Free room cleaning service is offered once a week.

          Student Insurance

          • Age limit: 8-69 years old
          • Accidental injury medical treatment: 20,000 RMB
          • Portal and emergency medical treatment: 20,000 RMB (Daily limitation is 600RMB; Deductible is 650 RMB)
          • Inpatient medical treatment: 400,000 RMB
          • This insurance only applies to student visa holders

          Program Certificate

          As an outstanding Chinese language institute that is well established for nearly 20 years, we offer students program certificates at the end of the program. You can use it for:

          • Job application
          • Degree program application
          • Proof of a memorable experience
          • Proof of your Chinese level

          Free Services

          FREE - 3 Meals a Day

          Free Services

          • Authentic Chinese Cuisine: Keats Cafeteria uses fresh produce to prepare delicious Chinese meals with top-quality oil.
          • We offer various choices for vegetarians.
          • Keats Cafeteria is the best place to meet and chat with other students. It is also a good time to practice your Chinese with Keats teachers during meal times.

          Airport Pick-up and Drop-off

          We also offer train station pick-up and drop-off. Just email us your arrival and departure details and we will make arrangements for you.

          Free - Access to All Keats Facilities

          You will have FREE access to Keats Fitness Center, Keats Library, Keats Cafeteria, Keats Time Cafe, self-study rooms, and laundry rooms.

          Free - Monday & Wednesday Language Exchange

          Keats has the largest language exchange platform in Kunming. We offer FREE language exchange activities every Monday and Wednesday evening. We will be discussing topics for all levels (elementary, intermediate, and advanced). It is a great time to make friends with Chinese people and use the Chinese outside of classrooms. Every Monday and Wednesday 19:30 – 21:30 at Keats Time Cafe.

          Free - Tuesday Movie Night & Thursday Cultural Night

          • Every Tuesday night is the movie night at Keats. With the big movie screen at Keats, you can choose any movie from thousands of options we have.
          • We offer FREE Chinese cultural seminars/DIY classes such as Chinese mahjong, Chinese tea tasting, making dumplings, Chinese paper cutting, Chinese painting, etc. every Thursday night.

          FREE Saturday Excursions

          In order to make the most out of your time at Keats, we take you to explore various interesting places during the weekend to help you have a deeper understanding of Chinese culture. We offer FREE excursions every Saturday. There are so many reasons to learn Chinese in Kunming. You will fall in love with this amazing city when you come to learn Chinese.

          Chinese Language Partner

          In order to create more opportunities for Keats students to practice Mandarin Chinese outside of classrooms, the Friends Program at Keats provides the opportunity to make friends with Chinese people. You will be paired with a local Chinese who can speak standard Mandarin. Keats has strict criteria for selecting Chinese people with standard accents to join the Friends Program. You and your language partners are encouraged to take part in all activities at Keats and also check out things to do in Kunming.

          Life Advisor

          Your “Life Advisor” will be helping you with

          • School orientation;
          • Accommodation registration;
          • Arranging room cleaning;
          • Arranging airport pick-up and drop-off;
          • Helping you get the Chinese SIM card;
          • Helping you learn more about travel destinations and popular traveling routes;
          • Helping you purchase flight tickets, train tickets, and book hotel rooms.

          Study Advisor

          Your “Study Advisor” will be helping you with

          • Collecting your learning feedback;
          • Tracking your satisfaction with the program;
          • Answering questions in learning Chinese;
          • Adjusting your class to meet your requirements;
          • Arranging make-up lessons;
          • Arranging lessons if you want to extend your stay or add extra lessons.

          FREE 24/7 Support

          Whenever you need help, we are here to help. We understand that living abroad can be stressful, especially for the first time. We are here to ease your concerns and make your transition smooth. Keats is your home in China and is with you all the time.

          Benefits for Keats Students

          50% Off at Keats Time Cafe

          Benefits for Keats Students

          We use the arabica coffee grown in Yunnan to prepare espresso, latte, cappuccino, and mocha. Keats students will receive 50% discount for all drinks at Keats Time Cafe, which is located in the school building. Each day we strive to deliver an exceptional hospitality experience at Keats. A day full of energy starts from a cup of good coffee or tea.

          Keats Student ID

          As a Keats student, you can request a student ID. With the student ID, you can receive student’s prices or discounted prices at 80% parks in China. This saves you a lot of money which you can invest in your Mandarin Chinese classes. The student ID provides the best opportunity to travel in China on a budget. You will receive a variety of benefits as a Keats student.

          VISA APPLICATION ASSISTANCE

          Keats is one of the very few private Chinese language schools in China that can provide X1/X2 student visas and study resident permits. After you complete your registration at Keats, we will send you instructions on how to get your student visa with help from Keats. Keats can also provide dependent visas for your spouse and children.

          Internships Available

          In order to create more opportunities for Keats students to have a deep insight of Chinese culture and work with Chinese people side by side,  Keats officially works with China Science and Technology Service Cooperation Center for South Asia and SouthEast Asia. If you want to do an internship while you learn Mandarin in China and put what you have learned in the Chinese language course into practical use, we have positions such as assistant project manager available. If you want to start your own company in China, we can also offer consultation on legal issues and office rent.

          WHAT'S A TYPICAL DAY LIKE AT KEATS?

          8:00am – 8:30am Breakfast at Keats Cafeteria

          8:30am – 12:30pm One-on-one HSK preparation Chinese lessons or free time on your own

          12:30pm – 1:20pm Lunch at Keats Cafeteria

          1:30pm – 5:30pm One-on-one HSK preparation Chinese lessons or free time on your own

          6:00pm Dinner at Keats Cafeteria

          7:00pm – 9:00pm Language exchange/Movie night/Cultural activities

          FREE SERVICES

          Access to Online Learning Materials

          Access to Keats Fitness Center

          Laundry

          High speed internet and use of the computers

          Travel Planning in China

          Medicine for minor illnesses

          THE PROGRAM'S IMPACT

          Alibaba | USA

          HSK Test Preparation Course

          Kunming is a fantastic city. The weather here is great. The school is excellent. The instructors are very helpful, very friendly. I strongly recommend that anybody who is looking for a Chinese language school in China come here to study. Kunming and Keats school are much better than any other place.

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          Richard | UK

          HSK Test Preparation Course

          This is my second time coming. Last year, I also came for about 12 weeks. This time I came for 13 weeks of a summer program in China. The reason why I particularly want to come to this school was because of the one-on-one classes. I was able to increase my level and learn Chinese more quickly than in group classes. If I have a chance again to come next year, I certainly will.

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          Caroline | France

          HSK Test Preparation Course

          It is very comfortable studying at Keats. The teachers are very friendly. I welcome you to come to study Chinese in China at Keats.

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          杜文宇 | Netherlands

          HSK Test Preparation Course

          So during my first week at Keats, I didn’t dare to speak any Chinese words. I found out that my Chinese level quickly improved since then. Although I have many options to study in China, for example, some other schools have homestay, I found I could immerse myself and fully focus on learning Chinese by staying at Keats.

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          Sarah | USA

          HSK Test Preparation Course

          My name is Sarah Fish. I am 81. I knew very little Chinese when I arrived. How was I going to survive 2 weeks of intensive Chinese course? I have to laugh when I think of that now. What a positive experience this has been! I really wish we could be here a little longer. The teachers are extremely encouraging, evaluating first how much someone knows, and then starting from there.

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          Sarah | Dubai

          HSK Test Preparation Course

          My teachers are all excellent. They trained the teachers so professionally. I feel like I learn very quickly with my teacher. They are very serious about their students and I know every teacher is like this. I would highly recommend that you come to Keats if you are looking for the best Chinese school in China.

          Sanny | USA

          HSK Test Preparation Course

          I have to say it’s tons of fun. I have been here for 2 weeks. Not knowing what it was gonna be like, I was more than surprised at how great it is. The teachers are great, they are understanding. They do a Chinese language program that suits just you. The location is perfect for learning Chinese in China.

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          David | Australia

          HSK Test Preparation Course

          It has been notable because I have met a lot of people who I met first time last year like me to come back to Keats this year. The teaching has been fantastic. The teachers carefully prepare each lesson. I think this one-on-one approach is really a great way to rapidly increase your level of Chinese and increase your confidence and fluency with the language.

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