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9 Locations Available for Chinese Language Courses

You can choose to study Chinese at the Keats headquarter in Kunming, Dali, Lijiang, Yuanyang, Jianshui, Xishuangbanna, Jingmai Tea Mountain, Tengchong, and Puzhehei.

You can choose to study Chinese at the Keats headquarter in Kunming, Dali, Lijiang, Yuanyang, Jianshui, Xishuangbanna, Jingmai Tea Mountain, Tengchong, and Puzhehei.

Kunming (Headquarters)

As the capital city of Yunnan province in China, Kunming has one of the best climates with great air quality in China. Kunming embraces traditional Chinese architecture and modern Chinese culture. Kunming is the best place to learn Chinese in China because people here can speak standard Mandarin and leave you a non-English speaking environment. As an important city to communicate with Southeast Asian countries, Kunming has many international flights and domestic flights, which make it super easy to reach. Kunming is also one of the most affordable cities in China to live in.

Places to Visit in Kunming: Western Hills, Minority Village, Golden Palace Park, Green Lake Park, Yunnan Provincial Museum, Guandu Ancient Town, Stone Forest, Jiuxiang Caves, Jiaozi Snow Mountain

Lijiang

Lijiang is an important transit point along the Ancient Tea Horse Road. It is home to Naxi people who have their own language and characters. Lijiang boasts spectacular natural scenery varying from snowy mountains and highland glacial lakes to majestic canyons, making it a great place for outdoor activity lovers. It is a healthy place to escape city stress, with an excellent environment and leisurely lifestyle.

Flight from Kunming to Lijiang: 1 hour

High-speed train from Kunming to Lijiang: 3 hours

Places to Visit in Lijiang: Old Town of Lijiang, Baisha Village, Shuhe Ancient Town, Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, Tiger Leaping Gorge.

Dali

As one of the famous tourist destinations in Yunnan Province, Dali is rich in historical and natural relics. It is also one of the main residences of the Bai Ethnic Group. Its history stretches back to the kingdom of Nanzhao (8th century). The walled old city, from the Ming dynasty, contains traditional homes and towers from the Bai ethnic minority.

Flight from Kunming to Dali: 1 hour

High-speed train from Kunming to Dali: 2 hours

Places to Visit in Dali: Three pagodas, Xizhou Village, Dali Ancient Town, Erhai Lake, Cangshan Mountain, Shaxi Ancient Town.

Puzhehei

Because Puzhehei is close to Guangxi province, the scenic area abounds in beautiful waters and green mountains which are very similar to and even prettier than those in Guilin. The best time to visit Puzhehei is the summer because the vast waters are dotted in summer with shining lotus flowers and boundless lotus leaves, enhancing the stunning scenery. If you love photography, this wonderful scenic spot is a paradise for you.

High-speed train from Kunming to Puzhehei: 1 hour

KUNMING (Headquarters)

Keats School’s headquarter campus is located in Kunming, Yunnan. Known as a “Spring City”, Kunming is home to some of the mildest and most pleasant weather of any city in China. During your time when you take a Mandarin Chinese course in Kunming, many exciting destinations await your discovery right here in Kunming. You can choose to learn Chinese in Kunming or learn Chinese at other Keats locations.

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Yuanyang Rice Terraces

Yuanyang Rice Terraces are the Hani ethnic minority’s masterpiece of ingenuity. In unique shapes and sizes with thousands of years of history, they form a mosaic of colorful and breathtaking landscapes of natural beauty. Known as a “land sculpture”, the terraced fields have been officially acknowledged by UNESCO as a World Cultural and Natural Heritage Site. The best time to visit Yuanyang is in winter.

Bus from Kunming to Yuanyang: 6 hours 

Places to Visit in Yuanyang: Duoyishu, Bada, and Laohuzui.

Xishuangbanna

Xishuangbanna is known for its Dai culture, distinctive temples, and tropical rainforests. As a National Scenic Resort, it is rich in natural and historical, and cultural resources and is noted for its multifarious folklore, rain forests, rare plants, and wildlife.

Flight from Kunming to Xishuangbanna: 1 hour

High-speed train from Kunming to Xishuangbanna: 3 hours

Places to Visit in Xishuangbanna: Manfeilong Pagodas, Ganlanba, Wild Elephant Valley, Tropical Botanical Garden.

Jianshui

Jianshui is one of the national famous historic and cultural towns of China. With a history of about 1200 years and an abundant distinctive cultural heritage, the ancient town enjoys a great reputation as a ‘Museum of Ancient Buildings and Residential Houses’ and attracts a lot of visitors at home and abroad.

High-speed train from Kunming to Jianshui: 2 hours

Places to Visit in Jianshui: Jianshui Confucius Temple, Zhu Family Garden, Double Dragon Bridge, the National Examination Site of Xuezheng (the National Education Ministry) of the Ming and Qing Dynasties, Tuanshan Village.

Tengchong

Bordering Burma to the west, Tengchong is the important gateway for China to South Asia and Southeast Asia. As the famous hometown of overseas Chinese, cultural town, and vital distributing center of jade, it boasts an important geographic position since ancient times. It is well known for its volcanic activity.

Flight from Kunming to Tengchong: 1 hour

Places to Visit in Tengchong: Heshun Ancient Town, Rehai Hot Spring, Gingko Village, The Cluster of Volcanoes, The Graveyard of the National Heroes.

Jingmai Tea Mountain

If you are tired of big bustling cities, Jingmai Tea Mountain brings tranquil, leisurely, and healthy feelings for primitive nature. Jingmai Mountain is the place where the famous Pu’er tea is grown.  Spend a week or 2 in Jingmai Mountain can really calm you down and help you understand Pu’er tea culture. If you are a fan of Chinese tea, Jingmai Mountain is really a place worth visiting and immersing yourself in the tea culture.

Flight from Kunming to Jingmai: 2 hours 10 minutes, then bus to the Mountain: 2 hours

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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.

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Sully | France

Small Group Chinese Class

All my classmates stay together for one year and we improved so much! The teachers at Keats are all very great. They like to organize a lot of activities to help us learn Chinese. I like Keats! I like Kunming!

Emiliano | Mexico

Small Group Chinese Class

I come to Kunming because I think the environment in Kunming is better and I heard that Keats School is better. I like the small group Chinese class because my classmates study hard and our teachers are very good. I like the teaching method of Keats because I like the activities at Keats. I think Yunnan is a particularly beautiful Chinese province.

 

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Hilary | USA

Intensive One on One Chinese Classes

I’ve had a really great time here. I’ve studied a lot with my teacher who was fantastic. Keats School tried very hard to match its students with really good teachers that their personality works very well together. I really enjoy studying Chinese at Keats and I will definitely come back.

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杜文宇 | Netherlands

Intensive One on One Chinese Classes

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.

Ramji | USA

Intensive One on One Chinese Classes

The best part of the school is the patience the instructors had and the time to focus on the fundamentals like pronunciation. I think it is very easy to skip over those and go to vocabulary. But by learning the pronunciation, I feel like it helped me gain a better understanding of the language.

Filbert | Indonesia

Small Group Chinese Class

Before I came to Keats School, I had no confidence in my Chinese proficiency. I did not have the confidence to speak Mandarin Chinese and chat with Chinese people. However, after 4 months of study at Keats, I become more and more confident in speaking Chinese now. Studying Chinese in China at Keats School has been the best decision I have ever made. There are many games in the class, and my teacher’s teaching methods are also very interesting. My experience at Keats School has changed my view of China and Chinese people.

 

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