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ABOUT KEATS
CHINESE SCHOOL

Keats School won the award of the "Best Mandarin School in Kunming" twice honored by GoKunming.

KEATS CHINESE SCHOOL

fully Chinese immersive experience
fully Chinese immersive experience

fully Chinese immersive experience

Located in the city center, Keats School is the only immersion Chinese language school in Kunming, China which offers an all-inclusive study and living environment.

Founded in 2004, Keats School now has 60 classrooms, 54 single rooms with private bathrooms, a Keats Cafeteria, and a Keats fitness center at the headquarters in Kunming. With 9 locations across Yunnan, Keats is considered the largest and the best Mandarin Chinese school in China.

We provide intensive Chinese language programs to overseas students of all ages. Our fully licensed teachers, who speak standard Mandarin and English, are professionally trained and use unique teaching methods that we have developed in-house based on our over 19 years of experience.

Keats School won the award of the “Best Mandarin School in Kunming” twice honored by GoKunming.

Everyone has a dream, and Keats also has a dream. Keats’ core value is to make your dream come true, so Keats offers affordable Chinese immersion language programs, and learning Chinese in China is no longer a dream. Every student is a milestone to Keats because we are one step closer to making our dream come true.

OUR UNIQUE TEACHING METHODOLOGY

LEARN

  • VOCABULARY

    Pronunciation + Flashcard + Examples

  • GRAMMAR

    Structure + Formula + Examples + Similar Words Differentiation

  • EXPRESSION

    Meaning + Dialogues + Articles + Long Sentences

  • ONLINE LEARNING PLATFORM

    The Chairman’s Bao + WeChat

  • TOPICS

    Beginner + Elementary: introduction, conversation, travel, shopping, eating, medical care, etc. Intermediate + Advanced: business, economics, culture, education, technology, law, history, medical, etc

  • MATERIALS

    Speed-up Chinese, Developing Chinese, Boya Chinese, New Practical Chinese Reader, HSK Standard Course, Essential Chinese Published by Keats, materials written by Keats teachers, 100+ Mandarin learning materials

REPEAT

  • LISTENING

    Pinyin + tones correction, one-sentence quiz, dialogues Q&A, short passages Q&A, listen to news/broadcast, watch videos

  • SPEAKING

    20 Flashcard games, role play, sentence making, story retelling, keyword ask and answer, translation, story chains, 1-minute speech, problem description and solution, interview, debate, description based on pictures/videos, unlimited answers, expressions with long sentences and conjunction words

  • READING

    Put in the right order, quick reading in limited time, short passages Q&A, long passages Q&A, news reading

  • WRITING

    Character hand-writing, character typing, write correct sentences, record interviews, write short essays, write long essays

RECOGNIZE

  • LISTEN

    Immediately react to other people’s words, be familiar with authentic expressions

  • READ

    Read menus + street signs + directions, understand the difference of similar words, read messages + notes + news

PRODUCE

  • SPEAK

    Be able to express yourself, be able to use the correct structures and correct words, be able to communicate with Chinese people and make new friends, be able to make a speech, be able to discuss advanced and professional topics, be able to create your own sentences based on the structures taught

  • WRITE

    Be able to write/type Chinese character, be able to write Chinese sentences, be able to write short essays, be able to write long essays, be able to write formal letters/emails

WHY STUDY MANDARIN CHINESE AT KEATS?

01

UNIQUE TEACHING METHODS

It is our goal to make you a fluent Mandarin speaker with the help of experienced Chinese teachers at Keats and the methods developed by Keats.

02 YOUR PROGRAM

TRUE IMMERSION EXPERIENCE

The Chinese cultural seminars/DIY classes/workshops every Thursday night give you a better understanding of Chinese culture. Practice your Chinese with native Chinese people through language exchange activity.

03

COMFORTABLE PRIVATE ROOM

We offer fully furnished and comfortable single rooms with private bathrooms.

04 NEIGHBORHOOD

CONVENIENT LOCATION

Your room is located in the same building as the school and is a quick 5-minute walk to our cafeteria, 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.

05

HEALTHY FOOD

Chef Xiao, Keats' onsite chef, prepares authentic Chinese dishes with low oil and salt content and personally selects fresh ingredients. Students love our healthy food.

06 YOUR HEALTH

HEALTHY BODY

Keats offers you an unlimited gym membership at Keats Fitness Center. Staying in shape while you learn Chinese in China made easy.

07

DEDICATED COUNSELOR

Once you arrive, you will be assigned an advisor who will help you on your journey of learning Chinese and living at Keats. We provide 24-hour assistance. We are here to help day or night.

08 GLOBAL NETWORK

INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY

Our students come from over 40 countries, each with ambitions for their future related to China, creating a unique and elite network for our students.

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FULLY LICENSED TEACHERS

All Keats teachers are full-time and certified, and have teachers' licenses. Keats teachers have excellent experience teaching Chinese as a foreign language. Our teachers, with a strong sense of commitment to your learning, are evaluated by their students and supervisor every week, and this feedback is invaluable to improve Chinese instruction. We are committed to providing our students with the highest possible quality of Mandarin Chinese classes in China.

KEATS DINING HALL

The meal is a complimentary service at Keats. We serve fresh vegetables, fried eggs or scrambled eggs, steamed buns, fried rice, sticky rice balls, coffee, porridge, dumplings, and noodles for breakfast. We serve 4 delicious Chinese dishes with rice and dumplings/noodles/pancakes/steamed buns for lunch and dinner. You will find meat options and vegetarian options.

KEATS CLASSROOMS

Keats has 60 classrooms in the school building. We have classrooms for intensive one-on-one Chinese lessons, small group Chinese classes, and online Chinese lessons. Each classroom is equipped with a computer and high-speed wifi. It is also a good place for self-studying and doing homework.

KEATS DORM ROOMS

Keats has 54 dorm rooms in the school building. Each room has a private bathroom. Nicely decorated rooms at Keats bring you the comfort of home, so you can focus on your Chinese language classes. Getting to the classrooms is just a ride of the elevator.

KEATS FITNESS CENTER

All Keats students have free access to the Keats Fitness Center, which is located in the same building as the school.

KEATS LOUNGE

Keats Lounge is a perfect place to meet friends, watch a movie, do your homework, and have conversations.

KEATS LIBRARY

Keats library has a collection of more than 4,000 books. Some books are in English and some books are in Chinese. Feel free to pick a book and read it here. It is also a great place for small group meetings.

KEATS CAFE

We use the arabica coffee grown in Yunnan to prepare espresso, latte, cappuccino, and mocha. Keats students will receive a 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.

A GLANCE AT BEAUTIFUL KUNMING

Known as the "Spring City," Kunming is home to some of the most pleasant and mildest weather in all of China. A mountain city just north of the tropics, high temperatures average around 21°C (69°F) and lows are typically around 10°C (50°F). Kunming is home to some of the cleanest air and bluest skies in China.

INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY

The ever-growing Keats community hails from around the world, creating a unique opportunity for many of our students to form life-long connections and friendships while studying here.

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CHINESE LANGUAGE PROGRAMS

Viktor's Story at Keats My Chinese Family and My Chinese School

OVER 7300+ STUDENTS HAVE STUDIED AT KEATS

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 in Kunming.

Josephine testimonial for keats chinese school

Josephine | Indonesia

Intensive One-on-One Chinese Classes

I think Keats is one of the best language schools I have ever been to. My teacher is such an amazing person. She is so good at teaching. She makes classes fun. I have learned a lot of vocabulary during my time here. I would really recommend coming to learn Mandarin Chinese at Keats School.

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Faith | UK

Intensive One-on-One Chinese Classes

I have 2 teachers, and I do 4 hours a day. So I have got Dong Laoshi and Jin Laoshi. Both of them are very good. They made the experience very nice to me. They are willing to help you whenever, so if you ever have a question here, the teachers are always there to help you whether it is visas, whether it is getting around the city. Everyone wants to talk to you.

Dr. Med. Beatrice | Austria

Intensive One-on-One Chinese Classes

I decided to learn Chinese in Kunming because I like smaller cities and I like the climate here. We had four hours a day study here and my dear teacher taught me very much and never lost her patience with me. It was a really wonderful experience to be here and I recommend Keats school and the teachers here to everyone who likes to learn Chinese in China.

David testimonial for keats chinese schoo

David | Australia

Intensive One-on-One Chinese Classes

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.

Shihori | Japan

Intensive One-on-One Chinese Classes

In the one-to-one intensive Chinese course, you can choose the learning method you like. The small group Chinese class in China at Keats follows the HSK textbook. Teachers often collect feedback from the students, teachers listen to our requirements and opinions. I felt that my oral level is better than before .

星河明 | Japan

Intensive One-on-One Chinese Classes

I took the one-on-one Intensive Chinese class for 6 hours a day. The classes are very interesting. The teachers are caring and the content the teacher teaches me is suitable for my level. It is an easy way to learn Mandarin. I have a lot of time practicing Chinese in class. The food is great here. I have improved my Chinese through this program at Keats.

Rients testimonial for keats chinese school

Rients | Netherlands

Small Group Chinese Class

Kunming is a great place to learn Chinese in China because not many Chinese on the street speak English. Keats has been a great school for me and a lot of other foreigners who studied in China recommended it to me. I think they are all right. The study method here is really structured. They make learning Chinese really easy. There are also a lot of cultural and natural places to visit.

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