Kunming College of Eastern Language
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Kunming College of Eastern Language
The Largest and Most Established Chinese School in Yunnan
Kunming College of Eastern Language
Chinese Listening and Speaking
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Chinese Listening and Speaking

From shallow to deep teaching, through entertaining to inspire students a strong interest in learning.

In the classroom, our teachers attach great importance to creating a lively classroom atmosphere with humorous teaching methods. They are close to the students' teaching methods so that they will implement the practice and improve the ability to listen and speaking.

Kunming College of Eastern Language and Culture is a distinctive school known for its excellence in teaching Chinese language and culture to foreigners.  Our college employs professional teachers who use the latest teaching methodology supported by a conducive learning environment.  We also offer lectures on selected subjects and related language-study activities.

College services are available to a range of international and overseas students. Our courses are designed to meet our students'  needs.  In addition to regular and extra-curricular classes, we provide many opportunities to practice the language and immerse one’s self in the local culture.

Kunming College of Eastern Language and Culture coordinates Advanced Learning programs with well-known Universities throughout China.  International students who have studied Mandarin and successfully completed the HSK examination will be recommended to these universities to study for a Bachelor's or Master's degree or a PHD.

KCEL has not only been honored as the best mandarin school on Go Kunming website, it also serves as the training base for International Chinese teachers in Hanban, those who are professional and talented ensure our teaching of high quality. Teachers in KCEL have a good command of Mandarin, and they can speak English fluently, there are weekly teaching training courses for them at the same time. KCEL is a campus worth trusting as the World Bank, UNESCO and New Zealand embassy all appointed KCEL to teach their staff Chinese.

Kunming College of Eastern Language and Culture offers various activities to exercise language, culture study, culture exchange, research programs, business, and trade contact and conference services. Meanwhile, our school arranges characteristic cultural, scientific and recreational activities, including day-trips, social events and weekends away.

We hope we have the pleasure of welcoming you to our College!

Learn How to Speak Mandarin Chinese

The first step is to grasp the useful basic knowledge of pronunciation. It includes: First, pronouncing the consonants and the vowels correctly, which is the basis for learning Mandarin Chinese well. Second, reading common words, this is a shortcut to learn Mandarin well. In modern Chinese, there are 2500 commonly used characters and 1000 sub-commonly used characters, their use frequency accounts 99.48% among all Chinese characters, so we can basically achieve the standard pronunciation and recitation of the demand in Mandarin as long as we grasp the standard pronunciation of the commonly used characters and the sub-commonly used characters.

The second step is to know the differences between local dialect and Mandarin. First, we should grasp the standard pronunciation of the commonly used characters and the sub-commonly used characters, and then "environmental memorize" the words easy to be read wrong in the detailed language environment. Through reading and memorizing some famous works of ancient and modern, Chinese and foreign, can effectively help the learners to remember the standard pronunciation of these words for a long time, and can also improve the cultivation in other aspects. At the same time, we should frequently listen to the radio, tape, watch TV and listen to the conversations between the native speakers. Using these "modernization" methods to create a special small environment for yourself to learn Mandarin, and constantly revise our irregular pronunciation.

The third step is to practice more and speak more. More practice and more speaking is the most important way to speak Chinese language well.

The fourth step is to actively participate in the internship of artistic language. Through reciting, speaking, telling stories and other artistic language learning, practice and internship, cultivate and further strengthen your interests in Mandarin and exercise the feeling of speaking Mandarin Chinese.
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Chinese Listening and Speaking