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ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT INTENSIVE ONE-ON-ONE MANDARIN LESSONS

Learning Mandarin as a professional will give you the opportunity to communicate better with clients and welcomes the opportunity to progress at your company.

Because of your busy schedule, you may be wondering what the best option for studying abroad is for you. Could there be a course that allows you to dive deep into the language while staying customized to you, your language needs and time off work schedule?

The answer is yes there is and it’s called intensive one-on-one Mandarin learning. At Keats School in Kunming, China we specialize in intensive one-on-one teaching and because of this, it’s our most popular study course out of the eight we offer.

SO, WHAT EXACTLY IS THE INTENSIVE MANDARIN ONE-ON-ONE COURSE?

At Keats School, we’ve been offering the immersion one-on-one Chinese program since the school opened in 2004. We develop personalized exercises and materials exclusively for you to meet your learning goals and requirements.

With this type of learning, you will maximize the amount that you will learn at Keats. It also provides you with more opportunities to practice your spoken Chinese and you will get real-time correction.

When you apply and are approved, you are assigned an academic advisor who will help make your transitions to studying in China more smoothly, help track your progress and adjust the teaching strategies to meet your learning requirements.

WHEN DOES THE PROGRAM START?

One of the best things about Keats intensive one-on-one course is that there is no set start date. Since the school is open year-round, you can come to Kunming to study any time according to your schedule.

HOW LONG IS THE COURSE?


There are two different types of intensive one-on-one courses offered at Keats School. The first one is four hours a day, which equals out to 20 hours a week. The second option is six hours a day, which equals out 30 hours a week.

You’re also able to pick the duration of your program. So, if you’re on a tight work schedule and can only study abroad for 3 weeks that works. But, if you’re able to get away from the office for 8 weeks, that works too.

Courses run from 1 week to 52 weeks.

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF THIS TYPE OF LEARNING?

The first big advantage of intensive learning is pure frequency. You’re spending multiple hours a day learning Mandarin with just you and a teacher. Each day you will learn a new chunk of information, and you will have your teacher to practice with.

This leads us to the second benefit, you’re exposed to more material. Having class time each day gives you a plethora of new vocabulary and characters to learn. Do you remember the days of your past university experience when you were just a number in a large lecture hall?

Keats School is different. Since it’s just you and your teacher, you will have the ability to ask more questions and have direct feedback.

WHAT ARE CULTURE CLASSES?


If you’re interested in Chinese culture, you have the option to take some Chinese culture lessons while you’re enrolled in the intensive one-on-one course.

Our Chinese culture lessons include Chinese calligraphy, Chinese Tai Ji/Kung Fu, Chinese cooking, Chinese musical instruments such as Erhu, Hulisi, Pipa and Guzheng.

After taking three to five calligraphy courses, students can write their own works of Chinese calligraphy. The pieces of art make for the perfect gift for your family or for the workplace lounge.

During the Chinese cooking class, we show you how to prepare delicious Chinese food. After taking our cooking course, you will prepare your own food at home or for a work gathering. You have the ability to choose the dish that you want to learn from our menu of more than 200 options.

You will learn to cook four dishes per week.

WHAT ARE THE TUITION FEES?

There are nine different package options for the intensive one-on-one course. Each course packages include intensive one-on-one + accommodation + three meals. The more expensive ones go on to include culture class fees.

In addition to class fees, all tuition includes airport pickup and drop-off, unlimited gym access, laundry, internet access, travel planning in China, SIM card for a cell phone, medicine for minor illnesses, and a tour around Kunming.

INTERESTED?

Our students tell us how beneficial our intensive one-on-one course has been for their Mandarin fluency year after year. If you’re interested in learning more about the benefits of one-on-one learning and becoming a Keats School student, contact us today. To apply for our program, visit our online application form.

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Vanya

Vanya | BULGARIA

Small Group Chinese Class

I found Keats to be very good, teachers are excellent and really take the students seriously. Kunming is the best place to learn Mandarin in China. The environment is awesome, no pollution. The air quality is great, good weather. The people here are very friendly. I come to take classes every day. I feel comfortable studying Chinese at Keats. I learned so many things, although I only studied at Keats for 2 months. I am really satisfied with my teacher. For us foreigners, Keats is the best Chinese school in China. Therefore, I would highly recommend Keats to all of you.

Matteo

Matteo | Italy

Small Group Chinese Class

I really enjoy studying Chinese in Kunming at Keats. The teachers are great and my classmates are awesome. It is an unforgettable experience for me. I also got the chance to travel to other places in Yunnan. Those places are amazing and you definitely need to visit these places when you study Chinese in China at Keats.

Shihori

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 .

Filbert

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.

 

Mike

Mike | Australia

Small Group Chinese Class

I think Kunming is a great city, the weather is really good. I really like Keats school and found it is very organized. The teachers here are very good. They have a coffee shop and new classrooms, a new lounge area here now, so you can chill out with your friends and practice your spoken Chinese with natives. If you’re considering coming to Keats to study, I would really recommend it. It’s the best place to learn Mandarin and I think it will be a great experience for you.

 

Dr. Med. Beatrice

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

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.

Viktor

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.

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