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Why Pick a Language School instead of a University

 

With the booming of Chinese learning, you have more choices on the table to select from as the place for studying Mandarin in China. Besides state-run universities, there are also private language schools that deliver high-quality language programs. Without any doubt, language school, rather than university, would be a better place for a real Chinese learner. The conclusion is drawn from total costs, the flexibility of learning programs, comprehensive support and service, access to authentic local culture, and the experience you will have here in China.

A language school is the most economical way of studying Chinese in China.

Tuition fees and living costs would be your prior consideration for choosing a suitable Mandarin study place. I can firmly say that studying in a language school costs much less. The tuition fee offered by language schools is much cheaper than that of a university, and that’s not because their courses are not as good as the university. The relatively smaller scale of institution and staff groups contributes to a lower budget. They can provide Chinese language learning programs with standard quality and at a much lower cost. And tuition fees in the language school can almost cover your daily expense. For example, the tuition fee at Keats School includes your learning program, accommodation with a private bathroom, three meals a day, access to facilities like a fitness center and library, 24/7 support, and also other events and activities held in school. Kunming city, where Keats School is located, is a popular Chinese learning destination for its lower living costs, which can help save your money. What a great deal to make! Learning Chinese efficiently with the best price while all the money you saved from tuition and living costs could spend on other fields such as traveling and after-class activities.

There are more available choices for your Chinese learning program.

As a comprehensive academic institution, universities have their own advantages in the field of study and research. If you’re here for an academic degree, and then the university would be your ideal choice. However, what most Mandarin learners concern about is when and how they can become proficient in Chinese. They study Chinese for various reasons, such as simply out of interest, for acquiring a professional skill in the employment market, or for better understanding Chinese culture; some of them are already proficient in Mandarin but still want to explore more language connections in a specific industry, such as medical and commercial fields. In this aspect, only language schools can provide students with a personalized Chinese learning program. The only mission carrying out in language school is to focus on how to teach Chinese to students with better skill and structure and meet each individual’s learning requirements and goals at the same time. Keats School dedicates to delivering Chinese courses in diversity. You will find various programs here are available to match up with your learning goals. The immersive one-on-one Chinese program, small group Chinese classes (no more than 5 students in each class), HSK test preparation course, online Chinese course, a customized program combining volunteer work or tour, and program for children and summer camp.

The customized program also brings more flexibility to your Chinese learning. Since there is no fixed date of the semester or learning duration, you can decide when and how to attend your course as you wish. It would be much easier for you to schedule your time.

Access to authentic Chinese culture and experience of local’s living style

Another distinct benefit of learning Chinese in language school is that you will experience the authentic living style of local inhabitants. Unlike the campus that is full of students and distance away from downtown, in language school like Keats, it’s handy for you to reach different local areas and facilities for relaxing and entertainment, and you have more chances to meet and talk to local residents while you are mainly communicating with classmates on campus. At Keats, we have students from global backgrounds. You would find it’s fantastic to have a language learning community to support and motivate you. During your Chinese learning, any difficulty or problem could be conquered when you can work hard with help from a dynamic language learning community.

To build up a colorful Mandarin learning community, Keats School organizes all kinds of events and activities for students here. You would experience splendid Chinese culture and let it melt into your Chinese learning program.

Thoughtful and carefree service provided by language school

After enrolling in the program, Keats School will take care of all details for you. Including processing visas, arranging pick-up services at the airport, providing 24/7 support to help you settle down, also living tips and tour advice. To make sure you can focus on your Chinese language program, Keats School will try its best to smooth your transition here and make you feel at home at school.

Can’t wait to learn Chinese in China? Picking a language school is definitely a better choice than university, and you will not regret your decision.

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Aliza

Aliza | USA

Intensive One on One Chinese Classes

I found Keats School and I am so glad that I did. When you learn Chinese in China at Keats, you are fully being taken care of. My teacher is really great and we become lovely friends.

Ben

Ben | USA

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My first semester that I studied at another school, and the pressure there was pretty high, the classroom hour was long, and the homework was pretty tedious. Since I came to Keats, I found I have a lot more opportunities to speak in the classroom. My classmates all are fluent and love speaking and participating in the class. We have great classroom dynamic.

Martine

Martine | France

Intensive One on One Chinese Classes

I really enjoy this place because we have private Mandarin lessons. I took the 6-hour program, 4 hours in the morning, 2 in the afternoon. Even though it is quite a lot, the teaching is complimentary. This is very helpful because I could review what I did before and learn new things. My 2 teachers are fantastic. We live in the school, so it is convenient. It is interesting to me to meet people from all over the world.

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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.

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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.

Sarah

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.

杜文宇

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.

Nicholas

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.

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