The Rocket Languages Blog

Looking to explore the fascinating world of language learning and find inspiration? Check out this collection of articles from the Rocket Languages team and our very special guest bloggers.

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Holidays and Emergency phrases

Bonjour tout le monde all the way from Provence, France This post has been delayed due to long haul travel with kids, jetlag and sickness. Possibly the perfect storm to ensure a rocky start to any holiday... Somewhere between Singapore and France I ende...

6 replies - Last post by Diana-S1 - July 8, 2015

Language learning: Topic - Describing the things you love to do

Hola Last week's topic was how to describe your best friend, or "ton meilleur ami" in French. Thanks to everyone who submitted a description of their best friend. There were some really interesting ones in there and I am sure you found the practice usefu...

19 replies - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - July 6, 2015

The Rocket Languages blog has moved!

Bonjour tout le monde As part of our drive to make our blog more accessible and easier for everyone to comment on, we have moved it here! The old blog can still be accessed here; https://www.rocketlanguages.com/blog This new blog will be more regularly...

24 replies - Last post by Sudhanshu - Rocket Languages Tutor - February 11, 2016

Rocket Russian is here!

Zdrahstvuite We are pleased to announce that in the last week we have released Rocket Russian, which is our 14th language! Rocket Russian is the culmination of over 9 months of work from the Rocket Languages product development team, and is brought to y...

1 reply - Last post by Vladimir-D - September 21, 2015

Quick update!

Bonjour tout le monde ! Just a quick update about a few changes we have made to your members area. Following on from the new forum design and functionality, we also changed the My profile page to a smarter and better functioning system. And just today ...

0 replies - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo! - March 25, 2015

The 2015 Edition - soft launch!

Bonjour tout le monde !We get a lot of feedback about just how much Rocket Languages has helped people achieve their language learning goals. However, we aren't the sort of company to rest on it's laurels...In fact we have been very busy working away behi...

38 replies - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo! - January 28, 2015

The option to hide romanized text!

Hi allI would like to announce a new feature that some members have been asking us for. If you wish, you can now hide the romanized text from all of the lessons (of course this only applies to languages that have romanized text).This will be particularly ...

9 replies - Last post by khaduj - October 22, 2014

The updated Rocket Languages iOS app is here!

Bonjour tout le mondeAs you may know, we released the Android version of the Rocket Languages app a couple of weeks ago. Unfortunately the iOS app took a little longer to develop, but it's here now!The app should automatically update for everyone who alre...

31 replies - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo! - January 18, 2015

The new and improved Android app is here!

Bonjour tout le monde !Exciting news! We have completely re-imagined our Android app from the ground up. While it's a little overdue from our intended release date it is now here and available in the Google Play store.Just click here to go to the Rocket L...

15 replies - Last post by VolkanT - March 24, 2018

2 ways the letter R will make your day

Hi everyoneToday we have a post brought to you by the letter R:1. R is for Russian2. R is for ReviewsFirst of all, Russian.We've just started work on the newest addition to the Rocket Languages suite of languages, Rocket Russian.This time around we're loo...

17 replies - Last post by the-hefay - December 6, 2014

Wow! Two new things in a week! Introducing the Rocket Scheduler...

Salut tout le monde !As you probably know by now, here at Rocket Languages we are all about maximizing your language learning time, so that you get the most effective learning possible in the shortest time. Certainly, the recently released Play it! falls ...

21 replies - Last post by Jan-Oe - October 22, 2014

Announcing a fantastic new testing tool! Play it!

Bonjour tout le monde (Hello everyone)After over 6 months of development, I am excited to announce a brand new learning tool that has been added to your Rocket Languages course. You are probably already familiar with the Testing section, and the tests lik...

39 replies - Last post by Steven-W15 - September 29, 2014

New Writing Tests for Rocket Chinese and Rocket Japanese!

Today we released a fantastic new writing Test for Rocket Chinese and Rocket Japanese. The new test came about after acting on feedback from our users (that's you guys!) who wanted practice with writing in native script.Now with Rocket Chinese you can use...

7 replies - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo! - February 22, 2014

The 2014 Edition is here!

Bonjour tout le monde !We are pleased to announce the release of the 2014 Edition of all our Rocket Languages courses. A lot of thanks goes to the hard working Rocket team, as well as quite a few members who contributed to the cause.The major changes are;...

147 replies - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo! - September 28, 2014

More myths about online language learning!

This is the final article in this series of blog posts that deal with some of the myths about online language learning.The last couple of myths that I addressed were;1. That online courses are pretty much the same as textbooks; which is a myth exploded(!)...

14 replies - Last post by Jeanne--18 - November 9, 2014

Myths of online language learning! Part 2

Bonjour tout le monde !Time to follow on from my last post a month ago, where I talked about a common misconception (myth) about learning a language online. That myth was that online courses are pretty much just text books online. The basic argument is th...

7 replies - Last post by Ren-B1 - September 27, 2013

Written accompanyment

Lesson 1.1 of German Premium mentions the written matter that accompanies the course, but I can't find it. Where can I find it?

3 replies - Last post by Byron-K21 - July 5, 2013

Addressing the myths of online language learning! Part 1

This post is a (edited) repost of a Rocket News article from a month ago. We are now posting these in the Forum so that members can more easily comment if they wish! -------------- Bonjour tout le monde! In response to feedback that we've received over t...

7 replies - Last post by Byron-K21 - September 16, 2014

Rocket News comes to the Forum!

Hi all Usually we post all of our news and updates to Rocket News. The feedback we have received showed that many members wanted to be able to comment on the Rocket News articles, which wasn't possible within the old Rocket News. So, from now on all Ro...

10 replies - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo! - February 9, 2014