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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 immersive Chinese experience
fully immersive Chinese experience

fully immersive Chinese 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 8 locations across Yunnan, Keats is considered to be the largest and the best Mandarin Chinese school in China.

We provide intensive one-on-one Chinese language program 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 17 years of experience.

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

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

MEET YOUR FULLY LICENSED TEACHERS

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.

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

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OVER 7000+ STUDENTS HAVE STUDIED AT KEATS

Joleen | Germany

Intensive One on One Chinese Classes

About studying Chinese here, I think the living condition is very convenient because the dorm is very close to the classroom. Our teachers really enjoy teaching Chinese. They are also very passionate. Compared with other cities in China, Kunming has really good weather.

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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.

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Andrew | USA

Intensive One on One Chinese Classes

I am a graduate student working on my doctorate degree at Columbia University. We were able to really focus on speaking especially interview-style speaking and we are able to really up my Chinese reading and writing skills, so when I go back to Columbia, I can take formal Chinese classes. It has been a really good experience and I really love my teacher.

Sarah testimonial for keats chinese school

Sarah | USA

Intensive One on One Chinese Classes

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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Robert | Netherlands

Small Group Chinese Class

Since last semester, we started studying Chinese at Keats. It was the best choice we can ever make. It is a really good school. The classes are a lot of fun, you learn a lot, but very interactive, so you talk a lot which means it is not just books and writing. Kunming is a really pleasant city to live in, especially if you compare it to other cities in the east. If you like to travel, if you like to study Chinese in a fun way, Keats has the best Chinese language program for you.

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Sylvia | USA

Intensive One on One Chinese Classes

One thing I really liked was that I was able to work with my teacher to make an individual plan of study. Another really nice thing is that you live at the school, you feel completely safe.  You always have a group of people who are willing to do things with you on the weekends or in the evenings. They are serving you all the 3 meals a day, the food was excellent.

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Sarah | Dubai

Intensive One on One Chinese Classes

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.

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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