In the Standard Chinese course we offer small classes of 2-4 students. Maximum six students in peak seasons.
This adds value to your time and will ensure you get the quality attention you need! You will have an interactive and engaging learning environment, designed to maximize your speaking opportunities.
Chinese Lessons: We only allow fully qualified teachers with degrees in teaching Chinese as a foreign language to guide you. All our teachers have prior experience in teaching in order to help you learn Standard Chinese in China. The key difference between us and other schools is that we guarantee that a professional teacher will teach you and not just a native speaker. Our staff are professionally trained in how to break-down the course content into easy-to-remember segments, therefore, the course will suit all skill levels, ages, and learning types. We do this to ensure you make rapid improvement and enjoy your classes at Omeida!
Tai Chi: Our nearby partner school, Yangshuo Traditional Tai Chi School, is run by 2 masters of Tai Chi who live at the school. They are equipped to teach you in both English and Chinese, and teach beginner to advanced levels.
Calligraphy: One of our trained calligraphist teachers will guide you in 1-on-1 or small group setting to help you master your form.
Our highly qualified teachers incorporate Western teaching methods. They use resources including textbooks, videos, audio recordings and games to make sure you enjoy learning Mandarin. This differs from other colleges where you may have to deal with large classes and course content which focuses on memorization and repetition. We ensure that you will learn quickly, so you can enjoy the difference at Omeida!
We will place you in a class with other students at a similar level anywhere from beginner to proficient.
A placement test is given before starting your course in order to make sure you are placed at the correct level.
You don’t need to be able to speak Chinese before you come, also no previous experience or qualifications necessary!
This Standard Chinese Course is open to anyone who is independent enough to take care of themselves in a different country. However, we require that if you are below the age of 12 you need an adult to accompany you.
- We take into consideration that you have very specific needs, therefore, the fees will vary depending on the duration and the course load. We provide a unique course calculation to determine your costs.
- You can choose between the fully inclusive package or the tuition only price.
- You can calculate your course fee here
- 200USD application fee
- We recommend a minimum of four weeks to be a good time frame four you, however, we do offer shorter course times if you are limited for time.
Learn typical Chinese musical instruments (Erhu, Hulusi, Paiban, etc.)!
This course can be tailored to your interests and might include the history of Chinese Music, the significance of various instruments, the eight tones, Beijing Opera and how to hold each instrument.
Yangshuo is the climbing mecca of China, made famous by popular crags like Moon Hill and The Egg, which are a stone's throw from Omeida.
The natural Karsts are an incredible source of inspiration for climbers. We will teach you ropework and efficient ways of climbing the wall.
You will learn typical Chinese dishes in a reputable cooking school cooperate with Omeida in Yangshuo. This course includes going to the local market, traditional food preparation, learning to cook 6 different dishes, and enjoying the dishes you cooked. Menu includes beer fish, Kungpao chicken, stuffed vegetables, eggplant, etc.
To the artists within you! Enjoy learning about the history of Chinese art, which often depicts birds, bamboo, lotus flowers and koi-fish.
You will learn how to use a brush and ink to paint traditional Chinese paintings and tips and pointers for improving your technique.
What does a typical day at Omeida Chinese Academy look like?
|08.00 to 08.45||Breakfast on own accord, near school|
|09.25 to 12.00||Chinese lessons or your own free time|
|12.00 to 12.30||Lunch in school|
|12.30 to 13.45||Break time|
|14.00 to 16.35||Chinese lessons or your own free time|
|17.00 to 18.00||Language partner / Wednesday nights: Culture Class|
|18.00 to 19.00||Dinner at school|
|19.00 to 21.00|| Thursday nights: Social activity, e.g. BBQ|
Other times you can use the students lounge to do self study, hang out or watch movies.
If you have any questions be sure to check out our FAQ page or feel free to send us your question.