Conversation in Spanish
Welcome ! This is a great opportunity to practice reading and writing in Spanish with your fellow Rocket Spanish learners. So browse some of the posts, take your Spanish 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.
Don´t make me nervous!
Hello there, Years ago, a Spaniard told me about a colloquial expression that translated literally (I think) as "Don´t make me nervous!" It is used as a response to someone being overbearing, pushy or mildly threatening. I don´t think it is "¡No me ponga...
5 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - February 16, 2020
Hello everyone. I am in Merida, Mexico, and I often hear people saying "permiso" when passing others on a sidewalk. Occasionally though, people will say "permisa". I can't seem to find any reference to a feminine version. Can someone please clarify? ...
1 reply - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - February 16, 2020
Want to play a word game?: “Qué soy yo”
Como mismo veinte preguntas. Describe un animal, un lugar o una cosa. Adivina la solución entonces escribe la próxima pregunta. Espero que va a ser muy divertirse. (corretions welcome!)
7 replies - Last post by Alice101 - January 8, 2020
The addition of the captions below the audio lesson is a huge plus! Thanks!
4 replies - Last post by Russell317 - December 18, 2019
two meanings for a word
how do I know from the sentence if 'manana' is morning or tomorrow
3 replies - Last post by Alice101 - December 10, 2019
How do you spell "Thank you" in spanish
Hola! Como Estas? Estoy Muy Bien!! I need help spelling "thank you" in spanish if you can please help me I'll be happy
6 replies - Last post by Alice101 - November 21, 2019
Instructions are not very clear -
Where can I find the instructions for each step of each lesson?
3 replies - Last post by Alice101 - November 20, 2019
I can't get into my Rocket Spanish Lesson.
1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - November 19, 2019
learning while walking
Here is something that I would like to pass on to anyone interested. I have found that using an mp3 player and listening to Rocket Spanish while I am doing my daily walks is very helpful as I can repeat phrases and learn as I am walking. Yesterday I was ...
6 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - September 17, 2019
Recommended Reading in Spanish
Thank you for your suggestions, as a newbie I am interested in learning from those who have done this before me and learn from you what works. I hope to be in a place where I can begin reading in a few months at least some easier books. Thanks
18 replies - Last post by RebeccaA18 - September 17, 2019
audio lessons have all gone to zero minutes
Everything related to audio has gone to zero on all lessons. Any idea what is going on ? Frank
4 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - August 27, 2019
Downloading to mobile devicess
You can download the rocket languages app and then next to the audio button, there is a download icon to listen to it while offline.
4 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - March 19, 2019
Language exchange experience
Hola todo I recently have been trying to get into language exchanges since I feel as though I don't get enough speaking practice. The other day I did 3 exchanges with 3 different people. 2 from Colombia and 1 from El Salvador. Although I was ...
7 replies - Last post by Dan-H24 - March 19, 2019
¿Netflix en español?
I recently "dumped the dish" in favor of an OTA antenna, an Apple TV box, and a Netflix subscription. I see there is plenty of Spanish programming on Netflix, but I wonder if anyone has found any programs that are particularly suited for learning Spanish....
22 replies - Last post by ThereseM4 - March 8, 2019
An issue when recording numbers
Hola Rocket Team and fellow learners! Sooo........ I have had the program for three years now, and there has been a persistent issue for me. At first I thought it was me, being somewhat new to the language and having a gawdawful accent, but now I thin...
5 replies - Last post by KellyMJara - February 10, 2019
Reset to start over
Can I reset to the starting point? I have been inactive for so long, I want to start over.
0 replies - Last post by Yvonne313 - December 28, 2018
How can I improve my understanding of Spanish
Uno de mis "razones" para no entender español es que no oigo bien porque de demasiado exposición de las sirens cuando era bombero. Hoy voy a tener una prueba de audición. Tengo miedo que puedo oír bien, no tengo una excusa excepto que no entender bien.
26 replies - Last post by the-hefay - September 2, 2018
Where do I find my Spanish lesson download on my ipad
Where i find my audio lesson download on my iPad
1 reply - Last post by Dan-H24 - September 1, 2018
La “locura” de los gimnasios en Perú
Acabo de leer un artículo sobre la “locura” de los gimnasios en Perú (veintimundos). Según el autor, la gente iba al gimnasio hace un buen rato para apariencia física pero ahora buscan a conseguir un ascenso social. ¿Es parecido en tu esquina del mundo? ¿...
8 replies - Last post by yademas - June 29, 2018
Thread in Spanish
Hola ! yo tenido un fin de semana muy interesante !
89 replies - Last post by Dan-H24 - May 9, 2018
Hola a todos :) As you might be able to tell, I'm a new kid on the block, but I have a question I'm pretty sure y'all can help me with, which is as follows; What are some of the key differences between the Spanish I'm learning on the RS course, and Span...
2 replies - Last post by yademas - May 2, 2018
Hola a todos, The link below is for tongue twisters in Spanish (los trabalenguas). They're fun and challenging. Saludos, Ricardo https://www.spanishdict.com/guide/tongue-twisters-in-spanish
0 replies - Last post by ricardo-rich - February 24, 2018
¿La lengua más rápido?
Esta mañana escuche a un video en You Tube. La tema fue, "por qué es dificil entender hablantes nativos de español?" La presentadora dijo que español es un lengua rápido, secundo solo a japones. ¿Estás de acuerdo de esta declaración, o no?
3 replies - Last post by Steven-W15 - October 26, 2017
Tengo ganas de...
I have a friend from Costa Rica. I'll try to slip that in our conversations and see what she says. lol
5 replies - Last post by Phédre nó Delaunay de Montréve - May 25, 2017
An idea for learning to communicate concepts
I often find it's a bit too easy in the course to simply repeat phrases back that I've heard, collect the points and move on. Helpful no doubt but the phrases don't fall into the "now I can use them in a conversation" category. Here is what I've been doin...
1 reply - Last post by yademas - May 9, 2017
Hear It Say It! - Say the English out loud
He estado siguiendo el consejo de Esteban desde su mensaje. No se por qué, pero parace ayudarme recordar como decir las frases en español. ¡Gracias! Dan
6 replies - Last post by jolietil - March 24, 2017
Mauricio is speaking too quickly on "participacion" for me
I need to hear participacion slower for my slow tongue! How can I hear this word spoken slower? Thanks! John
2 replies - Last post by Phédre nó Delaunay de Montréve - March 23, 2017
¡Hola! Me llamo es Shyra. Tengo veintinueve años. Trabajo para comidas a domicilio. El trabajo me tengo es satisface mucho. Lo disfruto. También me gusta ver artes marciales mixtas. Mi luchador favorito es Alexander Gustafsson. ¡Yo nombré mi conejo despu...
5 replies - Last post by KelllaurBailar - February 28, 2017
How are you supposed to use hear it say it?
It does give you a grade, but you can override it, as you can in all of the testing modules. I quite often override the grade, either because I know that I structured the sentence correctly and pronounced the words properly but the computer thought otherw...
5 replies - Last post by garymf - February 13, 2017
a todos de mis amigos en Rocket Spanish. Saludos, Dan
6 replies - Last post by Phédre nó Delaunay de Montréve - January 8, 2017
switch between tu and usted
In lesson 2.4 of Spanish both speakers switch constantly between tu and usted form, for instance Maurice says: mira(tu), siga(usted), entiendes(tu). Amy also switches all the time. That sounds highly unrealistic. Please explain.
7 replies - Last post by Steven-W15 - January 5, 2017
how to improve your Spanish PRONUNCIATION
Hi Laeticia, I've found it's helpful to find the letters or letter combinations in the words you find most difficult and practice them separately from the rest of the word. For example, ferrocarril . I found it difficult at first to pronounc...
13 replies - Last post by Dan-H24 - November 28, 2016
Rocket Language Conversation Course Book - Audio?
Hi Starshine - The book is found in Module One, at the very bottom of all the lessons, you see underneath 1.12 three Survival Kit courses. The first one is a lesson, 'Body Parts" the second one is Beginners Spanish-Book. Go into it just as you would ...
9 replies - Last post by KellyMJara - September 17, 2016
I have just bought a Samsung Galaxy Tab A tablet, I am having difficulties in getting the microphone to work on Google Chrome, my microphone works fine on other applications, could someone please give me some advice on fixing this?
2 replies - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - July 27, 2016
how to improve your Spanish PRONUNCIATION
Hola, My name is Laeticia. I hope everybody is doing well. I've been starting Rocket Spanish for a while. Do you guys know any effective ways to enhance/ improve Spanish pronunciation? Thanks in advance.
2 replies - Last post by Dan-H24 - June 22, 2016
Points transference to new updated system
Hola! I understand that the Rocket Languages group is still working out some kinks, but my points are wiped out right after I have completed a lesson. It is extremely agravating; esp. since the emails I receive form my RL teacher Mauricio Evlampieff keep ...
0 replies - Last post by Matthew-H68 - June 18, 2016
A little help please
Hola , To introduce myself I am Dusty ( real name David ) ....i get asked Alot if it's my real name lol ....anyway I live in England with a strong regional accent they call scouse ( liverpool ) I decided to learn spanish but have only just realised this t...
9 replies - Last post by dusty-lfc - June 16, 2016
Words, phrases and Anki
Although I love Anki, that's a great idea!
10 replies - Last post by Karen-B1 - May 21, 2016
Skype is now blocked in Morocco
The one opportunity I had to speak to people in Spanish. As if these telecom companies don't rake in enough money already...
4 replies - Last post by Steven-W15 - March 1, 2016
Hi Rocket Languages, I'm having trouble with my mic in the Spanish course. We recently had to get a new mic to replace a the older one cause it got broken. I've tried fixing it in the ways that I know how, but they haven't worked. Got any Advice? Brittan...
1 reply - Last post by Matthew-H68 - February 29, 2016
Yes, the flashcards can use some improvement but they aren't entirely useless in their current state. I still used them to study for a section test and feel they helped me immensely even if only through repetition. But, they forced me to think through t...
8 replies - Last post by Diana-dep1 - February 2, 2016
lo and yo
what is the difference between lo sé and yo sé?
10 replies - Last post by leilayell_07 - January 25, 2016
Hola a todos, Espero que todos ustedes pasen una Feliz Navidad y un Feliz Año Nuevo. Saludos, Ricardo
6 replies - Last post by Steven-W15 - December 25, 2015
Pronunciation of V and B
Module 1.8 If you ask someone to spell a word in Spanish for you, that person may differentiate 'b' and 'v' by talking about beh grande (big 'b') and beh pequeño (little 'v'). Should this be "big B and little b."?
6 replies - Last post by KelllaurBailar - December 16, 2015
Reading, writing, hearing, and speaking
I completely agree that while focusing on learning a language by constant thinking and practice effectively helps you further your vocab skills, it greatly diminishes your speaking abilities and confidence
9 replies - Last post by ricardo-rich - December 9, 2015
Hola a todos, Are there written transcripts available for the lessons? If so, how can I find them, please. Sherri
2 replies - Last post by quilthis1 - December 5, 2015
Día de Acción de Gracias
Hola a todos. Quiero comenzar una conversación para practicar la lectura y escitura en español. El tema es "¿qué van a hacer en el Día de Acción de Gracias?" Por mi parte, voy a cocinar y comer un pavo con mi novia, y mirar la pelicula, "Alice's Restaura...
6 replies - Last post by KelllaurBailar - November 30, 2015
Tengo Unas Frases Nuevas! (A.k.a. Spanish Phrases Everyone Can Use)
I'll make sure to update later....and possibly add more "frases!" Thanks again, Laura
13 replies - Last post by Dan-H24 - November 11, 2015
Play It isn't recording
I'm using my iPad and am on lesson 2.4 Play It. There is no recording happening and I can't even get the conversation moving from one sentence to the next. What's happening? The lessons on my iPad worked fine in the old format and they work OK on the Mac ...
2 replies - Last post by Steven-W15 - October 25, 2015
Do you stillhave live video one hour lessons for twenty dollarsDo you still .
Do you still have one hour lessons one on one with live video
4 replies - Last post by KelllaurBailar - October 22, 2015