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.

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Hola Margaret, ¿Que tal? Saludos, Rich

1 reply - Last post by Margaret-RocketLanguages - November 4, 2013

Ear training "What did you say?"

I'm having a difficult time understanding native speakers and was wonder what others are doing to improve their auditory skills. I have been listening to Spanish music, listening to audible children's books. I watch a movie on occasion in Spanish. And ...

6 replies - Last post by diranu - November 2, 2013

pronunciation of the letter v.

i hear the letter v pronounced as b and pronounced as v. which is correct?

5 replies - Last post by ricardo-rich - October 29, 2013

Spanish Quizzes?

I recently purchased Spanish Premium Plus and don't see any quizzes. I then went back into my first Spanish Premium version and the quizzes are gone from there too. Searched the forums, but don't find anything about it. Gracias.

1 reply - Last post by Rocket-Languages - October 24, 2013

use of mostrar

Can I say meaning What did you show yesterday? Qué mostraste ayer?

1 reply - Last post by victoria-rocket-spanish-tutor - October 22, 2013

Soy una chica de caballos

Hola personas, Me nombre es Naomi, y hablo espanol y un poco de irlandes y gales. Yo paseo caballos y toco la gaita. Alguien aqui habla irlandes tambien? Le do thoil freagra.

3 replies - Last post by Patrice-B - October 18, 2013

dashboard doesn't show progress

As I work through each section, the little H Q etc change color as I complete the section, but the dashboard is always all grey. Isn't it supposed to show what you've done so far?

2 replies - Last post by rieraney - October 16, 2013

smart phone translator

In two days I will be volunteering for a Brazilian Balloon Team. They speak a little English and I understand a little Spanish. I would feel more comfortable if I had a translator on my phone just in case anyone gets confused. Will you recommend one?

1 reply - Last post by phil-glos-uk - October 5, 2013

Good Spanish audio for "passive listening?"

Along with practicing the audio and language lessons daily, I am trying to expose myself to as much Spanish as possible. Toward this end I sometimes watch Spanish TV programs (gotta love those telenovelas!) and movies, listen to music such as Santana's so...

10 replies - Last post by Kat-S - August 23, 2013

¿cómo estoy

The way I understand it "¿cómo estoy" means "How am I". How would this phrase be used in conversation? ¿cómo estás ("How are you") is obviously useful but I wonder why "¿cómo estoy" is in the first lesson.

4 replies - Last post by iconick84 - August 17, 2013

Hola!

¡Hola! ¿Como estás? Mi llamo es Shan y tengo catorce años. ¿Y tú?

23 replies - Last post by Shan-L1 - July 30, 2013

¡Hola! Por Favor, Necesito ayuda.

¡Hola! Necesito ayuda con Espanol. Por favor ayuda me. ¡Gracias! English: Hello! I need help with my Spanish. Please help me. Thank you!

23 replies - Last post by Shan-L1 - July 30, 2013

What would be considered "good Spanish" pronunciation?

How do you know if the Spanish you are learning is considered good Spanish, or if it is a regional dialect that might be considered inferior?

3 replies - Last post by janway-- - July 28, 2013

Va a ver

In level 3- Las fesitas de Latinos..qué significa Es "va a ver"?

5 replies - Last post by jchamb - July 1, 2013

Where is it?

I was using the section where you copy what the "tutor" says to see if your pronounciation is correct. I found this helpful but cannot find it anymore. Does anyone know where it is?

4 replies - Last post by tammy-022712 - June 26, 2013

speaking confidently in Spanish

¡Hola, amigos! I would like help with speaking Spanish. I find it a lot easier to understand it (if it's slow!)than speak it. I also don't know what to talk about or how to put sentences together so they make sense. I wish I could just walk up to some...

11 replies - Last post by Patrice-B - June 22, 2013

Intermediate spanish

I have had one year of spanish and want to know if this offer goes beyond the beginning spanbish.

1 reply - Last post by Patrice-B - June 21, 2013

pronunciation of "ll"

Hola I am a bit confsed with the pronunciation of ll. in Llegamo it sounded like Yegamo but in pollo it sounded like pojjo so do we say casedilla as casediya or casedija Necessito ayudar!

9 replies - Last post by Jill-S1 - June 19, 2013

Premium level

I completed the Basic Rocket Spanish and recently ordered the Premium course but it seems I've missed something between the first and next level. I don't understand the Spanish being spoken and there is no written section giving me the translation. The ...

4 replies - Last post by Mohammed-B1 - June 15, 2013

New Lesson

I was wondering how proficient you need to be before proceeding to the next lesson. Im only at Lesson 1.5. There are two sentences I am trying to remember but keep messing them up. Should I proceed to 1.6 or master these two sentences first?

9 replies - Last post by Mohammed-B1 - June 15, 2013

Whats the difference.... again?

Ive learned beber in class and this course is saying tomar. Is there a difference or are their usage personal preference?

5 replies - Last post by Mohammed-B1 - June 15, 2013

What's the difference?

What is the difference between "como estas" and "como estas tu" ?

6 replies - Last post by Mohammed-B1 - June 15, 2013

Pronounciation

When do we prounounce " ll " as "J" and when do we pronounce it as "Y" ? Thank you

3 replies - Last post by Mohammed-B1 - June 15, 2013

Por que nadie no habla?

Hola a todos, Por qué nadie no habla? Creo que la gente en este forum esta aprendiendo español, así podemos practicar comunicar aqui. Vamos hablarnos!!

33 replies - Last post by Mohammed-B1 - June 15, 2013

hola

como estas amigos?

8 replies - Last post by Mohammed-B1 - June 15, 2013

Hermanos confusion

Why did Mauricio use the word hermanos for sibling as well as brother?

3 replies - Last post by Mohammed-B1 - June 15, 2013

Silent G in lesson 1.3?

In the audio, the letter, "g", in gustaria sounded silent when Mauricio said, "me gustaria". But when he pronounced the word, "gustaria", by itself, I could hear the letter, "g", pronounced. What is the correct pronunciation? I don't want to sound like a ...

7 replies - Last post by Mohammed-B1 - June 15, 2013

1'st lesson

If como estas means and you why in the vocab section is it como estas tu? It seems like you're saying and you you.

10 replies - Last post by Mohammed-B1 - June 15, 2013

Rolling 'R's

Hola, I can roll my 'r's, but I am very confused on when to roll and when to flip. I know on 'rr', I'm supposed to roll, and on single 'r', you just kind of flip your tongue, sounding almost like a 't' or 'd' (so I understand). I am definitely not confi...

7 replies - Last post by Mohammed-B1 - June 15, 2013

Rocket Spanish Premium Interactive Audio Lesson 3.1

About half way through this lesson Amy says "no se" instead of "no conozco". So can "no se" be used in general, even when referring to people?

5 replies - Last post by Mohammed-B1 - June 15, 2013

Using spanish at work

I am trying to learn Spanish so that I am capable of conversing with clients. I am an inspector working with restaurants, swimming pools, septic systems, tattoo parlors, and several other specific situations. Does anyone have any suggestions for dealing...

3 replies - Last post by Mohammed-B1 - June 15, 2013

conversations in espanol

hello... does anybody know of a way that I could listen to conversations in spanish that aren't spoken at such a rapid pace that i can't understand it? thanks

18 replies - Last post by Mohammed-B1 - June 15, 2013

cant complete

for some reason when i complete the 2.1 and2.2 and so on i cant mark the lessons complete has anyone else had this problem?

9 replies - Last post by Mohammed-B1 - June 15, 2013

Putting phrases. Together correctly

Putting phrases together and correctly

2 replies - Last post by Mohammed-B1 - June 15, 2013

Help

Can anybody pls tell me the difference between por and para as I'm unsure which to use

9 replies - Last post by Mohammed-B1 - June 15, 2013

Accents

Ias an american, s it appropriate to use an accent, or do you just sound like a tool?

2 replies - Last post by Mohammed-B1 - June 15, 2013

how to say

where are you from

4 replies - Last post by Mohammed-B1 - June 15, 2013

Is a "v" really said like a "b"

In the language and culture section that reviews the spanish alphabet, it says that a "v" is said like a "b". But when you listen to the audio, a "v" sounds like a "v". The audio for how to pronounce words gives the example of "vosotros" and that sounds...

8 replies - Last post by Mohammed-B1 - June 15, 2013

Let's Talk!

Hola! Estoy tan emocionada de aprender este idioma! Soy de Pennsylvania pero tengo un novio Mexicano! Tengo diez y nueve anos. Quiero aprender por lo que puedo hablar con su familia cuando visite El Paso, TX en julio! Vamos a tener un conversacion! Donde ...

7 replies - Last post by Mohammed-B1 - June 15, 2013

looking for a penpal..

:roll: Hola, I know basic Spanish and I am still developing it. Pero, necessito una amiga para escribir e-mails or correos to make my Spanish better. If you are interested in developing Spanish, write me your email address. Gracias ...

6 replies - Last post by Mohammed-B1 - June 15, 2013

Pronunciation of "D"

¡Hola! Having just started with the course things are still a bit daunting... I've noticed that the pronunication for "d" does not seem to be standard and sometimes sounds more like "the". Ons spanish.about.com I found a referen...

7 replies - Last post by Mohammed-B1 - June 15, 2013

How to address a Ms (lady of unknown marital status)

¡Hola! Amy mentions in one of the lessons in the first chapter that one should be careful not to accidentally refer to señora as señorita (or the other way round). Problem is, unless I'm pretty good at looking at fingers and making the correct deduc...

6 replies - Last post by Mohammed-B1 - June 15, 2013

Song Interpretation

Hola! I find interpreting spanish song lyrics then learning to listen to the song recordings until I fully "hear & understand" them in Spanish to be a very useful "listening" tool in learning Spanish. In the opening verse of La Pa...

4 replies - Last post by Mohammed-B1 - June 15, 2013

Having difficulty with pronunciation

There are some words that I am unable to pronounce, no matter how hard I try. Many of the words with r's in them are hard for me. I can't come close to twirling my rr's either. Maybe my mouth is incapable of producing this sound. Does anyone else ha...

7 replies - Last post by Mohammed-B1 - June 15, 2013

Habla español facebook amigo

Hola! Estoy aprendiendo espanol. Soy de los estado unidos. Estoy buscando amigo habla español en facebook para estudiar y práctica españoles. Por favor, responda si le gustaría que me ayude. Gracias!

9 replies - Last post by Mohammed-B1 - June 15, 2013

Spanish Radio on internet

What Spanish Radio would be good for a beginner to listen (Internet based)?

6 replies - Last post by Mohammed-B1 - June 15, 2013

First Lesson

Hello. I just purchased Rocket Spanish but I can't figure out where I am supposed to start. The options of situations to choose from seems really advanced. It looks like I am looking at something from a higher level. I am very much a beginner and want...

6 replies - Last post by Mohammed-B1 - June 4, 2013

hola amigos

is there a chat board where i can go and chat in spanish i much as i can i woul love to be online with you people who can expain me on the spot about lot of things .. muy bien it will be .. gracius

8 replies - Last post by Mohammed-B1 - June 4, 2013

Skype para practicar espanol...

I would love to Skype with anyone for conversational Spanish and learning to listen and understand...Gracias, familia... Skype: akinginme

62 replies - Last post by Mohammed-B1 - June 4, 2013

Latin American or European Spanish?

Hi Everyone, Can you tell me if the version marketed by Rocket is more focused on Latin American or European Spanish? I realise that there are a lot similarities between the two and no doubt when if/when I become proficient in either flavour of Spanish ...

9 replies - Last post by Mohammed-B1 - June 4, 2013

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