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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

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OVER 7300+ STUDENTS HAVE STUDIED AT KEATS

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 traveling. You can just focus on learning Chinese.

Stew testimonial for keats chinese school

Stew | UK

Small Group Chinese Class

The place is very cool. I am with a great group of people in my class, so coming to classes is very enjoyable. It is fun, we have a lot of discussions, games, activities. Our teachers are also very good, very supportive. Learning Chinese is intimidating at the start because you have so many questions. But I would advise coming to Keats because the atmosphere for learning is great. It is very relaxing. I would recommend the school.

Sanny | USA

Intensive One-on-One Chinese Classes

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.

嶋田京子 | Japan

Intensive One-on-One Chinese Classes

Kunming’s scenery is very beautiful. It is the best place to study Chinese in China. My favorite learning method at Keats School is one-on-one because it is suitable for everyone. My teacher is very good, very caring, and lovely. My life when learning Chinese in Kunming is very good and the weather is very good. The air is very good. It is good for the elderly’s body.

Ivo testimonial for keats chinese school

Ivo | Switzerland

Intensive One-on-One Chinese Classes

They really care about what our interests are, what questions we have, what requirements we have. Then they adjust our Chinese language program content according to the situations. One teacher and one student, so it is easy to keep your focus for the 6 hours of immersion Mandarin lessons. It is very convenient to study, live and eat in one building.

Nicholas | Canada

Intensive One-on-One Chinese Classes

At Keats, I have a lot of opportunities to practice what I have learned. I really like this school, because I can learn Chinese in one-on-one style, so I think this is the best immersion program in China and my teacher is the best teacher. I feel that without my teacher, my Chinese will definitely not improve so much. I’m very happy because, at Keats, I have improved my Chinese significantly.

Simon testimonial for keats chinese school

Simon | UK & France

Small Group Chinese Class

The visa application was really straightforward, because Keats School helps us a lot with that. Keats has a big emphasis on conversational practice, so we learn a lot of vocabulary and daily life plans which is very convenient for us to go around town and speak with Chinese people which is the whole point of learning Chinese in China.

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.

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