Welcome ! This is a great opportunity to practice reading and writing in French with your fellow Rocket French learners. So browse some of the posts, take your French reading skills for a spin and when you're ready, introduce yourself and get chatting! Don't be afraid to make mistakes - these are learners just like you and they're here to help.
I am having a hard time deciding when to use Est-ce que vs Pouvez-vous.
1 reply - Last post by RobertC106 - August 31, 2022
Pourquoi est-ce que la conversation n'utilise pas les sons de s a z qu'on a fait les pronunciations?
1 reply - Last post by Mitchell-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - July 6, 2022
In Level 2, lesson 13.4, we have:“Écoute, j'étais dehors en train de laver la voiture...”I'm puzzled that the final e in Écoute and voiture is vocalized, whereas it ordinarily is silent. Does this indicate that the speaker is annoyed, and therefore drawli...
4 replies - Last post by Mitchell-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - March 15, 2022
Level 2 , Unit 9.0Eric: Tu as pris une chambre à l'hôtel ou bien tu as loué une maison ?Anne :Ni l'un, ni l'autre !Since “chambre” and “maison” are both feminine nouns in gender. In the above dialogue, can we use ni l'une, ni l'autre instead?T...
1 reply - Last post by Margaret-RocketLanguages - January 27, 2022
Level 2, Unit: 9.2Assistant :Vous avez votre nom et vos coordonnées inscrits dessus ?Coordonnées (f) (pl) is feminine noun. Should “e” be added to the end of inscrites ?Thanks
1 reply - Last post by Mitchell-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - January 25, 2022
Salut tout le monde,There is nothing wrong in the sentences below.Quel choix ! Je ne sais plus trop. Que me recommandez-vous ?Yet the Que rubs me as not quite right, as I would naturally say … Quel me recommandez-vous ? Because in english it would be na...
1 reply - Last post by Mitchell-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - June 29, 2021
What does vous avez chaud means?Translation means you are hot.The literal translation says You have heat.Does it mean you are hot and sexy kinda hot or you are feeling warm kind of hot?
7 replies - Last post by Mitchell-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - June 29, 2021
I'm not sure if this is the proper category in which to post this, however, for Lesson 11.6 Irregular Verbs in the Passé Simple, I cannot get a single correct response from speech recognition.I've gotten for je - “je m'en fous” in lieu of je mourus; for ...
4 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - June 23, 2021
Rhea:Salut!,je m'appelle Rhea,je veux achete une bouteil de Coke,un kilo d'huille ét painTekky:hmmm,sac?Rhea:ne pas!,une bouteil de Coke,un kilo d'huille ét pain!Tekky:okay,okay,Becky!Becky:Oui madame.Tekky:une bouteil de Coke,un kilo d'huille ét painBeck...
0 replies - Last post by EgbebiA - June 14, 2021
Linda:Salut! Je m'appelle Linda.Tekky: Bonjour mademoiselle LindaLinda:Je veux achete un sac,il yaTekky: Il ya?Linda:Oui,c'est Belle,ça coùte combien?Tekky:Okay,les article coûtent vingt euroLinda:Je paie Dix euroTekky:ne pas,vingt euro(Linda paies vingt ...
0 replies - Last post by EgbebiA - June 14, 2021
No matter which device I use, I cannot get the French conversation practice 9.3 to record me correctly or play through the practice completely. Are some sort of upgrades in progress? It seems That RL has been particularly slow the past couple of days.
3 replies - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - May 6, 2021
Hello, I struggle to translate the sentences below. The only problem is the one word. .... the world opens, and the world, in one stroke, shines up or ... the world opens, and the people, in one stroke, shine up. D'après moi, une œuvre réussie relève d'...
1 reply - Last post by toru e - August 30, 2020
I'm very much a beginner. In the first, lesson I've encountered "d'où" and been unable to pronounce it successfully. I found that it is the "où" part specifically that is not understood. I've listened to the recordings with "d'où" at least 100 times - se...
6 replies - Last post by RobertR34 - August 24, 2020
Bonjour! comment ca va?
2 replies - Last post by JosiahG4 - August 24, 2020
Bonjour, salutations de la Colombie amerique du sud. Je pense que ce sera trés bien si on peut pratiquer le francais ensemble, ma langue maternelle est l'espagnol, mais je peux parler l'anglais aussi.
1 reply - Last post by Mujahid.G - August 21, 2020
When Claire breezily says "salut" or "au revoir" to a group of friends, why does she address them as "les amis" rather than "mes amis"?
1 reply - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - March 4, 2020
I had -at first- the worst time to grasp the sentence in the title. My mind refused to remember it. So I thought about it and may have a plain translation that does not even qualify as idiom: You would not believe how well said. Am I far from truth?
1 reply - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - March 2, 2020
Je suis vraiment perdu, là ! Translated as 'I am really lost here', (Incorrectly in my view - surely even in this phrase ici would be here) in the lesson. This is supported by the fact that in the Quiz the same phrase is translated as 'I am really lost ...
4 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - February 25, 2020
Is it true that there is no distinction between the above words as regards pronunciation? The check function of the recordings often registers a mistake when, for example, I say parlez and it hears parlais Maybe it's just a hardware problem. Or a weak in...
1 reply - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - February 5, 2020
On recording between 10:52 and 11:10, the following incorrect transcription is given in English «Est-ce que c'est ton frère EST là-ba ?» The final «EST» is incorrect, is not spoken by Claire, and needs to be removed to match the audio. Otherwise the audio...
1 reply - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - January 29, 2020
Pas une question, mais -- À tous les professeurs et mes camarades étudiants : Je vous souhaite un « Joyeux Noël » !
1 reply - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - January 8, 2020
I have been following the current season of 'Spiral' (='Engrenages') and trying to pick up as much of the French as I can. A lot of the dialogue is spoken very quickly, and I suspect a lot of slang and elision is involved, and I'd be interested in whether...
3 replies - Last post by toru e - November 4, 2019
So here is my problem - I am getting to the end of Level 1 and absolutely hitting the wall in terms of conversation at any level. I am learning a multitude of words and phrases, but there now appears to be four ways to ask a question (and the flash cards...
3 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - October 17, 2019
Regarding masculine nouns. I understand that the last consonant is not pronounced (e.g., un crayon - "cray-oo") but sometime it seems that I hear a bit of the last consonant like (e.g. un jour) be spoken. Can you provide guidance as to this?
6 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - October 14, 2019
I am having a problem with my voice recording playback. It starts to get faster and faster until I can't understand it. So I have to stop the lesson and log in again to continue' It is really annoying.
4 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - September 24, 2019
None of the catetories (Play it, hear it/say it, write it, know it) have any audio in Interactive Audio Lesson 9.4 Canceling a Hotel Reservation; therefore, I cannot complete this lesson. Please fix so that I can continue with this lesson. Thank you.
3 replies - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo - August 6, 2019
Hi, There is another error in a level 3 lesson. In the conversation The Cliente says " Je ne sais plus trop." It is translated as," I don't know anymore." Then in the extra vocabulary the exact same sentence is translated "I don't really know. And "Je ...
1 reply - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - July 30, 2019
I am at lesson 10.1. I have a hard time to swallow the sentence below. The text is perfectly clear to me. et nous allons vous montrer comment cela se passe en français. But the lovely female voice speaks to me what I distinctly perceive as et nous all...
4 replies - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo - July 21, 2019
Here is a sentence in the lesson dialog that may need a correction. et on va leur demander une caution, peut-etre plus elevee en raison du risque. translated as and one is going ask them for a deposit, maybe due to the higher risk. shoud be, peut-etre: a...
3 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - July 9, 2019
Why do these two sets off words sound different but the only difference is "tu and vous". Est-ce que tu sounds like "Es--ku-che" and the other sounds like "Es-ku-mo-vo'. NOTE: I tried my best to break down on what it sounds like. It might not be complete...
1 reply - Last post by Gabrielle-D - July 6, 2019
I have just started level 3 in Rocket French, and have noticed a definite increase in the speed of the dialogues. I have no complaints about this, I assume that it is nearer to the speed that would be expected in normal French, by a native speaker, and th...
3 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - May 23, 2019
Hello, I am really struggling with pronouncing French nasal sounds. Here are some things I have already tried/already know: 1. In English we make nasal sounds when the letters "m" or "n" are at the end of a word. 2. Nasal sounds are made by letting air...
1 reply - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - April 24, 2019
I am encountering a pop up notification every 3-5 seconds in Rocket French. The notification says, "Congratulations! You've just achieved a new badge!" I've already commented on another post this morning and I tried "liking" the post as well but Rocket wo...
2 replies - Last post by Peter--252 - January 23, 2019
This is not a question. For the last few weeks every time I repeat a French word or phrase I get this message "Sorry I didn't catch that. Please try again. The second time I say it, no matter what word or phrase, I get a green 100%. EVERY SINGLE TIME!!...
4 replies - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - January 8, 2019
In lesson 13.1, the last line of the dialogue has Anne saying: "Allez, sois courageux ! Sinon, tu vas rester vieux garçon ! " Since they are friends they are using the "tu" form throughout, so why "Allez"? Is that just a colloquial use?
4 replies - Last post by Peter--252 - November 22, 2018
How do I access "Play It"? I have a MAC and have been on Rocket French for 7 weeks. Do I need Google Chrome for "Play It"?
1 reply - Last post by Rocket-Languages - August 22, 2018
I couldn't help notice that Claire pronounces "deux" as [de] in some instances, but when saying "Ça fait deux euros," I hear it pronounced as [dez]. Is this because the following word is "euro" and it starts with a vowel? Thanks in advance.
1 reply - Last post by Marie-Claire-Riviere - August 21, 2018
Are there any other language programs for french besides rocket french?
2 replies - Last post by John-W33 - August 14, 2018
Are there any other language programs for french besides rocket french?
0 replies - Last post by danieldenny987 - June 12, 2018
Hi, I am wondering if everyone uses the order provided by Rocket French - from 1.1 to 1.5 on the Interactive Audio, to 1.6 to 1.15 on the Language & Culture lessons, before moving to Module 2.1 and on. Same question re Survival Kit - has anyone jumped to ...
1 reply - Last post by Meages - May 7, 2018
hi i want to ask those who are able you speak french well, that post short french story here.! if its possible for them. that would be great full . and pleas don't take so hard on us
0 replies - Last post by maysame-m - April 18, 2018
Salut everyone! im starting my course here in Rocket french but i have a question for those who are advance or have already finished the course... Were you able to read and speak french ones you finished this course? If yes, what suggestions can you...
13 replies - Last post by maysame-m - April 18, 2018
Salut tout le monde, je m'appelle Javier Magallanes et j'habite en les États-Unis dans l'état de Californie à une ville qui s'appelle San Bernardino. Maintenant je suis un étudiant au lycée et j'ai découvert RocketFrench quand j'étais en collège. RocketFr...
126 replies - Last post by maysame-m - April 18, 2018
Now that I am about half way through the course, I wanted to retake earlier lessons to fix these in my long term memory. I cannot find a way to delete my previous answers. Can you help?
1 reply - Last post by Peter--252 - January 11, 2018
Is there any place in Houston Texas where French speakers go to meet and practice their French?
3 replies - Last post by TomG17 - November 11, 2017
Why doesnt the audio always work? Sometimes it does but other times I cant hear anything.
1 reply - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo - October 24, 2017
Hi there I am getting really muddled up with asking questions in French. There seem to be many different ways to ask questions. Can anyone please help with the simplest way first and then explain why and when I would change to a different format. thank you
6 replies - Last post by Meriel - September 19, 2017
hi,I have a test March 9 ,and i need topractice can you hel me
3 replies - Last post by DavidS70 - September 8, 2017
Can I slow down the audio
7 replies - Last post by TomG17 - August 30, 2017
Can I slow down the audio?
0 replies - Last post by Deborah 12 - July 19, 2017