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.

Spanish slang and more

By Al22 aka Alme This is a continuation of an off topic conversation in the speech recognition busy thread in the spanish feed back section. Petax and Scott, thanks for the replies and links. I have some reply commentary but I'm way tired so it'll wait. S...

7 replies - Last post by Al22 - July 28, 2023

a language program

Hi AllHas anyone out there tried Fluencia for learning Spanish? I see there is a free trial with no requirement for a credit card and no cancellation. Maxie

6 replies - Last post by Maxie - March 31, 2023


Hi AllCame across this site. “Destinos” Video with a story line. Just watched the first episode. Looks like I may enjoy this resource. Also free if anyone wants to have a lookMaxie

2 replies - Last post by Maxie - February 20, 2023

Verbal Comprehension

In lesson 12.2 In ¨Hear It Say It the sentence ¨Quiero empezar una página web.¨, Mauricio says it the following way:¨Quierem pesar una pagina web¨ but the next sentence ¨Quiero empesar un sitio web¨ he pronounces each word without dropping vowels or tying...

3 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - February 16, 2023

donde vs adonde

I am so confused when to use donde vs adonde.  This sentence came up:  You have to know how to explain where you went.  Seems like it should end with donde fuiste, but it didn't, it was adonde fuiste.  Por que?

5 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - February 10, 2023


Learning from this program has been great. This was hilarious.

2 replies - Last post by Maxie - February 7, 2023

Quiz points

Why do I get 120 points for the Quiz most days, but some days I get 20 (like today)?

8 replies - Last post by Scott_C - January 11, 2023

Why in lesson 1.10 is the speaker NOT saying V like a B for Vosotros, vosotras, and voy?

In the beginning of this course, it was stated that the Spanish V is pronounced the same as B.However in lesson 1.10, the woman is clearly saying V and not B when saying the word Vosotros, Vosotras and Voy in the section entitled Addressing a group of fri...

6 replies - Last post by Scott_C - December 16, 2022

Words and regions

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1 reply - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - November 24, 2022

network problem - Unable to record - Desktop + Android

Hi Friends,Does recording work for anyone else? It seems to be broken on desktop and android for me. Here is a recording that immediately displays a “network” error, and I have internet for sure. I've tried daily for the last 4-5 days.

3 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - September 7, 2022

Learning to trill double and triple r's

Hola Amigo's, I am trying to learn to trill my “r's”. I've viewed several clips on Yotube and some of the clips/teacherscontradict one another. Does anyone have any recommendations on how/where I can learn to trill my r's?Gracias, Senor Merlin

1 reply - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - August 2, 2022


Which would be the best way to say this, when saying it to someone in their mid-twenties? Or maybe it should be said in a different way than either of these two. I'm very new to Spanish so trying to figure out how to say things correctly. Thanks! Es un gu...

1 reply - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - July 25, 2022

Chat rooms

Are there any fluent speakers we can practice what we're learning with?

2 replies - Last post by AshFang - July 4, 2022

Is real spanish conversation so formal? I'm interested in casual, realistic, everyday friendlier form.

casual vinacular

2 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - March 28, 2022

Thread in Spanish

Hi ! On this thread I would like everyone to please write in Spanish - About anything ! And make sure to correct everyone 's mistakes !

90 replies - Last post by TXTundrahorses - November 17, 2021

Continuing Education After Travelogues?


1 reply - Last post by Steven-W15 - August 27, 2021

Entertaining TV series recommendation?

My son advises listening to T.V. shows, to help me with pronounciation (he says the more you listen, the more you get how things are pronounced.) It seems solid to me, but I really can't deal with the teen shows he watches. I've heard Latin American soaps...

2 replies - Last post by Necesito mi libro - June 7, 2021

Where to practice conversational space in real time?

Hola amigos.  Where would you suggest practicing conversational Spanish in real time online?  There are not many Spanish speakers in the community I live in in Western Canada and I'd love the opportunity to practice.   Muchas Gracias

7 replies - Last post by Kathleen18 - May 24, 2021

trouble with Lesson 8.2

I have just started lesson 8.2, which wants me to respond to Mauricio's cues with Amy's responses. The instructions says, "Don't worry it's is not cheating to peer at the written transcript." I don't see the written transcript. I want little hints as I ge...

1 reply - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - January 5, 2021

Online tutoring recommendations?

Hello, I have been extremely happy with my rocket Spanish subscription. And now I am thinking of giving myself an extra boost with online 1:1 tutoring with a Spanish language instructor.  Can anyone recommend a few options? I greatly appreciate any sugges...

13 replies - Last post by LynnH17 - December 18, 2020

Netflix and learning an language

Hey everyone, I'm new to Rocket Language and the forum, so hopefully I'm not posting stuff that has been discussed a 1000 times over. But next to using DuoLingo and since a few days also Rocket I find Netflix also a really awesome way to learn more Spanis...

0 replies - Last post by KevinD53 - November 1, 2020

Lesson 10.5

I often hear your native speakers placing the accent on what seems to me to be the wrong vowel.  As an example  in lesson 10.5 Hear it Say it # 38 "Compramos las manzanas, pero olvidamos las peras." My hearing indicates that she is placing the accent on t...

1 reply - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - October 14, 2020

Rocket Spanish conversation practice

Hola amigos. Anyone learning willing to have a conversation in Spanish? I just started learning and I'm ready to put what I've learned to a little use.

8 replies - Last post by TravisB13 - June 8, 2020

Closed Captioning

Is there closed captioning for the Spanish audio lessons?

6 replies - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo - May 14, 2020

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

Con permiso/permisa?

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

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

The difficult thing about reading in a second language is finding books that are both interesting and yet don't require you to continually consult the dictionary because of the extended vocabulary. I lose interest really quickly otherwise.   I highly reco...

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

How can I download Spanish audio to my mobile devices for use when I do not have internet service?\nRegards,\nBarbara Billups\n[redacted]

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

I have been learning Spanish for about 3 months and  about to complete Level 1.  My vocabulary is good and I am confident in understanding written Spanish but I really struggle in understanding spoken Spanish..I am improving week by week but should I focu...

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

Argentine Spanish?

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

los trabalenguas

Hola a todos, The link below is for tongue twisters in Spanish (los trabalenguas). They're fun and challenging. Saludos, Ricardo

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'd just like to know if the phrase "Tengo ganas de..." is used in Latin American Spanish. For example, "Tengo ganas de comer tacos". Meaning, "I feel like having tacos." ¡Muchas gracias!

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

Probably everyone already does this but I wasn't and it does make a difference. When going through this section, I would always repeat the Spanish out loud but just mentally note the English translation. That was a mistake. Now I repeat both out loud unti...

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

Permítame presentarme

¡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

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