Conversation in French

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.

Mega French for IPad

Am I able to download Mega French to an IPad? I have it on my laptop, but prefer to access Rocket French on my IPad.

0 replies - Last post by Janette-G2 - June 10, 2014

Pronunciation

Hi fellow French people :) As a new french learner my biggest problem is with pronunciation. It seems like there are only a certain number of sounds in the language, and they overlap all the time! For example: mais et mai There are things like this a...

3 replies - Last post by Taylor-S20 - May 30, 2014

Lesson 2.13 problems

Well, bad day at the console for lesson 2.13 for me. 3 things. 1) for the phrase "le cahier noir" there was definitely an "n" in the pronunciation, sounded like "le tanier ..." happened twice. 2) for the word "long" there were 2-3 syllables in what I h...

5 replies - Last post by Drew-Whatling - May 11, 2014

A slow motion option for the french language.

Is there any chance of an option for slowing the french speaking, which I need from time to time. As there is in the duolinga french course.

2 replies - Last post by caricampbellcool - May 6, 2014

Pronouncing 'r'

I do not pronounce the French R very well, especially when the it is in the middle/end of the word (as in notre or merci). Any suggestions, explanations, practice methods, etc? Merci!

6 replies - Last post by caricampbellcool - May 6, 2014

How do I connect to this?

How do I connect to this?

1 reply - Last post by Pat-K - April 28, 2014

use the word le monde

Salut tout le monde in a sentence - hello everyone Le monde can also means “world” depending on the type of sentence. Is this correct?

1 reply - Last post by lancish - April 27, 2014

Lessons 8.2 and 8.3

I cannot find the written dialogues to accompany the verbal role playing reviews -- without going back to each individual lesson. Would you please tell me how to display them? Thank you, Patricia

0 replies - Last post by Patricia--77 - April 24, 2014

Pronunciation question

Claire asks this question: Attendez-vous un taxi ? She does not run the "s" in vous into the "u" in un - "vouzun" as I've heard many people do. I would like some guidance or commentary on this please.

4 replies - Last post by lancish - March 14, 2014

how to pronounce ai in conditional tense

do you pronounce ai in the conditional tense as ay or eh

2 replies - Last post by lancish - March 11, 2014

is the pronunciation correct?

In French lesson 1-12 I questioned several pronunciations, but here are two that I remember: for "etre en retard" the speaker said [eh <pause> tran-retar] a distinct pause between the e and the tre of etre. It really sounds quite wrong to me. f...

2 replies - Last post by lancish - March 11, 2014

How do I remember which words go with which words?

How do I remember which words in the French go with words in English?

4 replies - Last post by lancish - March 11, 2014

Word missing in transcript

In lesson 2.3, where the person missed his plane to Nice, the agent says "Desolee, l'avion est deja parti!" But, the transcript, at least mine, does not have the word Desolee, so it was a bit confusing.

8 replies - Last post by lancish - March 11, 2014

live chat

anyone interested in trying out live chat? post your IM

176 replies - Last post by kulawat-- - March 6, 2014

ticket or billet

lesson 3.3 - in this conversation they are going on the tram & Paul says - On ne doit pas acheter un ticket d'abord ? - isnt "ticket" billet in french or is "ticket" also used in French. Also if they are interchangeable when would you use ticket ...

4 replies - Last post by Marie-Claire-Riviere - February 24, 2014

what is it

What is la porsche in 3.1?

5 replies - Last post by Marie-Claire-Riviere - January 6, 2014

Comment c'est Va?

Comment c'est va He m'apple Girly

14 replies - Last post by jose-luis1 - January 6, 2014

Pronunciation of: 'en retard'.

I have a question about the pronunciation of the expression: ‘en retard’. I notice that Paul pronounces this: ‘en rer tarh’. However, in the course French Speed Learning, this is pronounced: ‘ah tarh’. The ‘en’and the ‘rer’ all seem to blend into one ...

3 replies - Last post by Marie-Claire-Riviere - November 26, 2013

In a boutique.

If a sales person asks "Est-ce-que je peux vous aider". what is the best response if you you do not have anything in particular to look for but are only looking or browsing?

2 replies - Last post by Marie-Claire-Riviere - November 26, 2013

Pronunciation of en, in, on

Claire's pronunciation of 'en' as in 'bien' sounds different from Paul's. And her pronunciation of 'in' as in 'Mr. Martin' sounds like 'en'. I used to think: en = aun as in 'aunt' in = an as in 'ant' on = on as in 'only' Please clarify. Thanks!

3 replies - Last post by Pam-V - November 16, 2013

Bonjour!

salut

40 replies - Last post by go-chinese - November 15, 2013

french practice

is there a nice and patient person to help me practice french on skype? i still dont know much so the person should be very patient :D :)

1 reply - Last post by jose-luis1 - November 12, 2013

why is there masculin and feminene words

why is there masculine and feminine words

5 replies - Last post by c-est-moi-samii - November 1, 2013

LIVE CHAT-BBM, KIK APPS?

Bonjour tout le monde, If you're interested in practicing french (I am a Novice) via direct chat, please comment. Send me an email before requesting me at cestmoisamii@gmail.com, so I am aware of your screename. bbm pin=791845D0 kik messenger= samiis...

0 replies - Last post by c-est-moi-samii - November 1, 2013

salut

Bienvenue à l'ensemble Je suis un nouveau membre et je veux te connaître Tout ce que je préoccupe, c'est d'apprendre le français et parle très vite et je veux qu'elle J'espère que pour m'aider

2 replies - Last post by Cassidy--10 - October 22, 2013

present download

If I buy the course today will I receive the 2014 version or the earlier version? John

1 reply - Last post by toru e - October 12, 2013

french practice

is there a nice and patient person to help me practice french on skype? i still dont know much so the person should be very patient :D :)

3 replies - Last post by jose-luis1 - October 11, 2013

When to use pouvez-vous....

I'm just on lesson 1.3. When do I use pouvez-vous? Is it pouvez-vous parler français? Or parlez-vous francais? In the lesson, I notice that sometimes pouvez-vous is used and sometimes not. Thanks.

1 reply - Last post by toru e - September 13, 2013

Learning?

Salut. I am half way through the Rocket French Premium. I feel I have decent understanding of the courses as I go through each one. But when I listen to French Radio or watch French tv via the internet. I can't seem to understand what they are saying. al...

16 replies - Last post by Soni12 - August 2, 2013

radio

what is the best French radio station to listen to when learning French?

13 replies - Last post by Diana-S1 - July 24, 2013

top basic questions for a test begginer

Hi,I have a test in french and this is test for begginer .Can u tell me some of basic phrases that are used for a such a test

9 replies - Last post by catherine-B29 - July 11, 2013

je suis triste.

je ne peux pas parler francais apres 4 ans.pourquoi?vous savez pourquoi?je besoine vous aider.

18 replies - Last post by Nick--4 - June 19, 2013

Learn french faster

How can i learn french in a faster way? Because i really want to work at united nations immediately? Thank you

10 replies - Last post by benrashed-rama - June 1, 2013

why do you say

why do you say there isn't a single book in his house as sa maison, how do you say her house? merci

3 replies - Last post by toru e - April 17, 2013

What is the best way to say "Come here"?

Can anyone tell me the best way to say "Come here"? For example, if i was talking to a child, would i say "viens ici" ? I overheard someone say "viens la".. in a similar situation - so does this mean the same thing? Or is it a colloquialism? I am a lit...

2 replies - Last post by SisterLuna-- - April 5, 2013

Est-ce que and Pouvez

I'm confused as to why the words Est-ce que & Pouvez would be in the same sentence. i.e Est-ce que vous pouvez parler un peu plus lentement? It seems to translate to Can you can speak a little more slowly. I've just started this program, so maybe I'l...

17 replies - Last post by Mohsen--28 - April 3, 2013

coming home

what time are you coming home

2 replies - Last post by rafee-- - March 5, 2013

environment pollution

polluting warter is harmful for us

0 replies - Last post by udari-l - February 22, 2013

French in France vs. French in Belgium

How is speaking/using French in Belgium (specifically Brussels) different than in France? Or, maybe there is not too much difference? Or maybe, mostly a difference with the accent? If so, is anyone able to describe this? Merci beaucoup! Rebecca :O)

2 replies - Last post by Rebecca-T11 - February 17, 2013

Learner

I'm just beginning Rocket French and would like to make contact with someone on Skype to practise the conversations. I'm only up to lesson 1.4. but it would be good to have someone else to work with.

8 replies - Last post by rockmebaby - February 9, 2013

telling time

9:10 am - 8:30 pm

3 replies - Last post by maysame-m - February 8, 2013

Condolences in French

My French friend's mother has just died. How do I write my condolences to her? As it is such a sensitive topic, I do not want to risk getting it wrong. Many thanks. Judith

1 reply - Last post by Marie-Claire-Riviere - February 3, 2013

German

How do I say my language is german?

1 reply - Last post by Marie-Claire-Riviere - February 3, 2013

baking soda

baking soda

1 reply - Last post by Marie-Claire-Riviere - February 3, 2013

how can i learn french

How can i learn french?

2 replies - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo - January 31, 2013

I need a serious chat partner for French

I am a false beginner and want to start chatting. I am on skype.

59 replies - Last post by Gary-D3 - January 17, 2013

dites-moi

D'où venez-vous? et quelle est la langue pour votre région?

5 replies - Last post by maysame-m - January 11, 2013

conversation in french

i want to inquire about how to answer someone incase they have asked you where your home town is and village

1 reply - Last post by Georgette-M - January 9, 2013

How do I get started?

"Sava", Como tulle vu! MY question is how do I actually get started with french? I just love the language, to even here it, or just know how to speak it.

11 replies - Last post by Fox13 - December 21, 2012

mira

goode

14 replies - Last post by dadu-- - December 14, 2012

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