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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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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.

Joep | Netherlands
Intensive One-on-One Chinese Classes

I have been to Keats School to learn Chinese for 4 times now. The reason for coming back to this school is pretty much that the teachers I did work with were very good Chinese teachers. I make it a 5-year plan or even a 10-year plan to come back to this school.  All the teachers have methods of looking at what your skills are. They are aware of at what level you are. I think it is worth for everyone.

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.

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.

Paul | UK
Intensive One-on-One Chinese Classes

All teachers are really lovely. The teaching level at Keats is so much higher. I really love the city. It is very comfortable to get around. I fully recommend Keats. It is a great place to study Chinese in China. We are looking forward to coming back again later this year.

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 | 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.

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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