Standard Chinese Course

Omeida Chinese Academy offers a Standard Chinese course package tailored to suit your needs.

Are you looking for the perfect place to learn Chinese in China? Look no further!

Students in a Standard Chinese Course - Chinese Language School

A PRODUCTIVE WAY
TO SPEND TIME ABROAD

Are you a traveler, a digital nomad or someone that’s hungry for adventure? You’re in an age where you love learning about new cultures and meeting new people!

Perhaps you’re teaching English in China, you want to strike up a conversation with the locals, tell a taxi driver where you need to go, buy medicine, or tell the chef you are a vegetarian? The only problem is you can’t speak enough Chinese. Sound familiar?

WE Consider
your needs

If you have an interest in learning Chinese as a second language, this course is geared towards you. Half-day Chinese classes provide an adequate amount of language to learn and practice through the day, while still allowing plenty of time to roam and explore Yangshuo.

Optional afternoon culture classes are also included with this course option. Come and immerse yourself in culture and language with our exciting Standard Chinese Plus!

Standard Chinese Course

FOUNDATION

Standard

15 Chinese Lessons / Week

OPTIONAL ADDITION 1

Tai Chi

15 Chinese Lessons + 10 Tai Chi Classes / Week

OPTIONAL ADDITION 2

Calligraphy

15 Chinese Lessons + 10 Calligraphy Classes / Week

Look at all the benefits you get when you enroll for the
all inclusive Standard Chinese Course!

Accommodation

Shared Twins Bedroom with a native Chinese roommate, so you can practice as much as possible out of class & make friends easily. 2-5 minutes walk from school.

ROOMS INCLUDE:

  • bedding/blankets
  • 24hr hot water
  • air-conditioning/heating
  • internet access
  • free use of washing machine

Alternatively a private room is available for
100-250RMB extra per week

Meals

At Omeida we have a canteen where all the students enjoy a meal together. You will be invited to this as it is traditional for everyone to sit together at meal times.

We serve authentic Chinese meals from Monday to Friday, including vegetables, meat, rice and soup. Lunch is at 12pm and dinner is at 6pm. Alternatively, there are also many Western restaurants to choose from nearby in Yangshuo!

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Textbooks

We will provide you with any tool necessary to achieve your study goals. This includes textbooks and learning materials.

The textbooks we provide you contain all the content we cover in class. You can keep the books afterwards so you can revise what you have learned.

This ensures you can gain confidence as well as peace of mind.

Language Partner

We offer you the amazing language partner service so you can practice your Mandarin after class (5:00-6:00 pm on weeknights). We offer this service at no extra cost to you, totally for free!

Language partner is usually arranged on the first Monday or Tuesday after arrival. Your language partner can show you around town to places such as the supermarket and West Street so that you know where to buy all the necessities. SIM card, dumplings, toilet paper etc.

A great way to immerse yourself in the culture right away!

Cultural Immersion

Twice a month, on Wednesday nights we have a very exciting Cultural Class, hosted by a different guest speaker every time. You will have the chance to learn about Chinese traditions or try some incredible food variations, calligraphy painting, traditional Chinese musical instruments, Tai Chi.

On Thursday evenings we have a social night where we connect with the students at the English school and take part in events like BBQ, cocktails nights, competitions, and games.

On Saturdays, we arrange fantastic outdoor trips to places like the tea plantations, sunrise viewpoints or rice fields!

Support

This course includes full Visa assistance to make the Visa process as smooth as syrup!

We are here to support any needs you may have. From arranging transport to helping you wash laundry and directing you to the bank.

The staff at Omeida are all fluent in English so you won’t feel misunderstood. We believe there is no such thing as a stupid question, so if you have anything you are unsure about take a look at our FAQ page or feel free to ask! We love hearing from you!

We understand you are coming to Yangshuo to experience Chinese Culture, so we are offering you these four experience classes to choose from that you can add to your Standard Chinese package!

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MUSIC

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.

CLIMBING

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.

COOKING

You will learn typical Chinese dishes in a reputable cooking school in cooperation 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.

PAINTING

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?

Questions?

If you have any questions be sure to check out our
FAQ page or feel free to send us your question.

AN OPPORTUNITY
TO VOLUNTEER!

Help others, help yourself! We require that the volunteers provide some sort of regular service for the school. This is an opportunity to serve the community or showcase some of your talents and skills. The volunteer option provides students with the same all-inclusive package, except volunteers receive a discount on tuition costs and are completely exempt from the standard housing costs.

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