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Voice recognition French numbers (lesson 1.13)

The voice recognition does not recognize things like "le premier", "le quatrième", "le cinquème", and so on. Whenever I record it, it registers as "1er". For example, on the sentence where you have to say "Je suis le premier de la course", it registers as...

2 replies - Last post by ThatGuyC - December 14, 2019

Vocabulary Words

How come the words in my vocabulary don't show up blue anymore?

0 replies - Last post by Lesieur201 - December 12, 2019

Lesson 22.2: Couple of differences in the lesson and the dialoge

In lesson 22.2, there are a couple sentences which have extra words in the lesson, but not in the dialogue or the text: (1) at about 10m 24s Julie says (I think) « Devrais-je payer quoi que ce soit ? » whereas the dialogue omits the italicised bit. (2) I...

1 reply - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - December 9, 2019

Leaderboard totals

Hi  Leaderboard totals appear to be unrealistic. New points seem to add OK - it's as though the base number is incorrect.

1 reply - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - December 9, 2019

Lesson 21.7: Typo in the English narrative

Hi all, In lesson 21.7 there is a paragraph saying : Simpler, if you want to say “who's” we only add the preposition « à » as in « à qui ». Guess what you would say for “with whom”? Well, it is « avec qui ». It should be "whose" not "who's" (which is a ...

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - November 25, 2019

Possible error in lesson 21.6 quiz.

I suspect there is an error in the last question in the quiz for lesson 21.6. The correct answer should be « elle s'est vue offrir un poste » but this option is not presented, instead the "correct" answer given has vu not vue.

3 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - November 18, 2019

Reverse question order

I saw a YouTube video recently by a native French speaker that said that the reverse question order is no longer used, and that it sounds a bit posh and super-awkward, almost Shakespearan, like someone using "thee" or "thou" in English.  Perhaps in the ne...

1 reply - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - November 18, 2019

Typo

Hi Guys Love the system so I'm not complaining ... rather a bit of beta ... In 6.5 Formal vs Informal, last word paragraph 2 under Formal, mademoiselle is spelled masemoiselle   Cheers Barry

1 reply - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - November 18, 2019

Error in Bonus Lesson module 20

In the "Hobbies and Activities" bonus lesson, at  6 min 29 seconds in John asks for the French translation of "a deflated tyre" but Julie gives the French term « la rustine » which means a patch (for repair, I presume). It should be « un peu dégonflé » of...

1 reply - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - November 7, 2019

Incorrect question/answer combinations in Survival Kit module 1 Shopping and Clothing

Paul asks several times 'how would you say " a (shirt, a jacket etc, for examples)" and the answer from Claire is given incorrectly in the definite article with le/la instead of un/une.

1 reply - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - October 20, 2019

Lesson completion not recorded

Why did my lesson not show as being done. Completed whole lesson but not a single section marked as completed on return today.

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - September 27, 2019

Rocket reinforcement: Hear it! Say it!

Rocket reinforcement: Hear it! Say it! ... counter not accumulating

5 replies - Last post by Peter--252 - September 22, 2019

Test counters have stopped working

To perhaps help the IT folks pinpoint the counting problem I asked yesterday, here is a bit more information.  It is the green box in the upper right hand corner of the write it, know it, flash cards sections (maybe the say it, too) that is not updating a...

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - September 18, 2019

Test counters have stopped working

The counts of the number of test items completed and rated stopped working in Fr Level 1, lesson 1.14.  Sometimes the first of the easy/good/hard ratings  register  in the totals(completed) box;  sometimes none.  I've signed off and resumed several times ...

1 reply - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - September 17, 2019

Naming it nouns and gender , in the writing section

Language and culture, Naming it nouns and gender, WRITE IT .The last 14 of the writing tasks do not play audio, thus you have to click reveal to see them. This has been like this for a week now.

1 reply - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - September 9, 2019

Lesson 19.1: phrase omitted in lesson

In this lesson there is a sentence in the dialogue Et je parie que les terrasses de café débordent sur les trottoirs, translated as   And I bet that the terrace cafés overflow onto the sidewalks. But in the body of the lesson itself  (around the 11m 30 se...

3 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - July 24, 2019

Pronunciation?

Bonjour, i am working with, and very much enjoying level 2 RF avec Lauren, Eric and Anne. Just a question re Lauren's pronunciation. She pronounces some words quite differently from the native speakers. Bien, plait, je voudrais, faire to name a few. It's ...

8 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - July 23, 2019

Why I am not getting points for the French Writing practice?

In level 1, I never receive any points during the writing practices even though my responses may be 100% correct.  Can this be fixed?

5 replies - Last post by Dr. T - July 18, 2019

Repetition in vocab lists

I'm working through lesson 6.4, and it strikes me as a bit surprising that phrases like "à bientôt", "à la prochaine fois" and "très bien" keep turning up in the Rocket Reinforcement activities in lesson after lesson. I recognise that repetition is import...

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - July 15, 2019

My Vocab and Flashcards

After searching for a term in "My Vocab" and generating the list of phrases with that term, I would like to add them to  the "My Vocab" list so I can create a flashcard deck. However, after adding one of the phrases, I find that I have to re-search the sa...

1 reply - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - July 9, 2019

French 5.4 Quiz content; Survival Kit 1.4

Re the quiz in Lesson 5.4 "Posting Things Home", a couple of the questions ask about content not covered in the lesson. Also, Survival Kit Level 1.4 "All About Life in the City"- there are a number of terms which are repeated several times, the only diff...

1 reply - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - July 9, 2019

Flash card edit

Flash card edit function not working (27/04/2019). Delete is OK, but not edit (I'm still back with Win 7 if that helps)

4 replies - Last post by BarryC7 - June 24, 2019

Clicking "The Conversation" sometimes doesn't work

Recently in Rocket French when I start an audio lesson I click on the button for "The Conversation" but it doesn't play.  (My usual routine is to play the conversation first to see how much I can understand on the first hearing.)  It's sporadic, and if I ...

2 replies - Last post by Peter--252 - April 6, 2019

Module Tests Glitching

The module test is glitching. When I took the test yesterday (and again today), it is forcing me to reload the page after each section, or it wont move on to the next section. Also, it wont give me a score when I'm done the test. It will give each section...

6 replies - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo - March 8, 2019

Error?

Level 1, module 2.3, extra vocabulary - is "si" for yes in one of the lines a mistake

1 reply - Last post by toru e - February 22, 2019

Becoming Fluent in French with Rocket and other Means

Hi  Started on Level 2 in October last year and so far I have completed four units. I am very pleased with Rocket. I find it well structured and demanding.  I certainly feel that my grasp of French is improving but I am a very long way off being fluent. ...

3 replies - Last post by toru e - February 19, 2019

Reviews pdf ???

Cannot find a way to download a pdf for the REVIEWS. (#24 Reviews lessons) Not available?

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - January 9, 2019

French - Use of hyphens, salle de bain and comparatives in lesson 5.4

Hi, I am coming across certain things that I find discrepant, or at least I don't really get. Please help me understand 1. Hyphens- especially in writing large numbers. Sometimes i see them used, sometimes not. Are there any rules? 2. Is it "Salle de bain...

1 reply - Last post by Marie-Claire-Riviere - December 11, 2018

Level 3

Just completed Module 17 and the first part of Module 18.  I must admit I'm having a hard time understanding why a level 3 module is devoted to review of pronouns (je, tu, il..) and why oui is one of the vocab words.

0 replies - Last post by Meriel - December 3, 2018

Lesson 21.8 All about Adverbs

Hoping someone will reply to this please; have heard nothing so far: In this lesson we are told that the adverbs are pr[e acute]cis[e acute]ment and [e acute]norm[e acute]ment but the examples following use [e] rather than [e acute] in the middle of the ...

4 replies - Last post by Meriel - November 10, 2018

Latest Chrome

Hello, I have just signed up for level 1 french and I am struggling to get Chrome to record my voice. Followed all the steps on google and rocketlanguages site but to no avail...HELP! Cheers Jian

2 replies - Last post by Jian--1 - October 26, 2018

Today's points not accumulating/disappearing

Happening in both French and Spanish. Today's points are not accumulating properly and then they get reset to 0.

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - October 8, 2018

Cannot login to ios app

I suddenly cannot login to the ios app. I am logged into the Window URL.  I've tried every suggestion - changed every input, uninstalled and reinstalled the app. No success. Suggestions? - Mike

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - September 5, 2018

Numbers in spoken tests

The program often tells me I'm speaking incorrectly when I try to do numbers. For example, when I am meant to be saying 'Vingt-cinq euros', the programme often shows '25€' in red, rather than showing it in written form in green. If the programme is showin...

12 replies - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - August 30, 2018

Learning method

What is the best way to study the Module 1 course? Does one first complete all the "interactive Audio Lessons" 1.1 to 1.5 and then move on to the "language & Culture Lessons" 1.6 to 1.15. Or should one study 1.1 and then 1.6?

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - August 24, 2018

Storing/saving my speech

Hello, First of all, I am very satisfied with the platform but of course there are still room to improve it and one feature that I think it would be useful if the platform could save our speech so we could compare it in the future. Any chance having this...

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - August 14, 2018

Rocket Reinforcement

In the Rocket Reinforcement "Hear it, Say it", how do i get to hear all of the 28 words. I am able to hear the first word only

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - August 10, 2018

Poor audio quality

Bonjour! The audio quality seems poor for most of the phrases in the lessons, specifically those done by Claire. I first thought it was my speakers, so I pulled up other language programs and found that I could hear the enunciations very well.  It's app...

1 reply - Last post by Marie-Claire-Riviere - August 10, 2018

Breaking a lesson down a bit

Hi I joined Rocket French some time ago & immediately thought it the best language course ever but recently I find that I'm using a free course called Duolingo just about every day & have neglected my Rocket French. Duolingo I am well aware is not nearly...

1 reply - Last post by Meages - July 30, 2018

Benchmark tests

What are Benchmark Tests?

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - July 26, 2018

Quiz questions not covered in corresponding lesson.

I've practically given up on considering the quizzes an actual means of evaluation as I've of found that nearly all of them include completely random questions that are not covered in preceding lessons. I think the quizzes are an important part of the lea...

4 replies - Last post by MariannM - June 24, 2018

Here it. Write it. Know it

I can't get beyond the first question in all of these, i.e. it won't take me on to the next question. Does anyone else have the same problem? Many thanks Stephanie

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - May 28, 2018

pronunciation

Hi there, I was hoping you could help me with the pronunciation of 'belle epoque" thankyou so much :P

5 replies - Last post by anitahowe - April 16, 2018

How much should i study each day?

Hi, i just purchased the french course and I am very keen to get on with it, how much study should i do each day, if you study too much to you learn less? :roll:

8 replies - Last post by Christopher1197 - April 13, 2018

How to download lessions for off line review

Good day, How to download lessions for when I travel and have no access to WiFi?  I have a 2 hour daily commute and need to be able to do this for utility of the program.  Please advise. Thank you, Judith

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - March 7, 2018

french textbooks

Hi, I need some help with regards to improving my french language skills. In fact I need small texts on preliminary level (for example, in compliance with program of Premium: Level 1) that can help me to understand french and as I know there should be som...

3 replies - Last post by Deborah-S38 - February 21, 2018

Glitch in the Know It test.

I was doing the Know It test when it suddenly glitched. The test would not let me even try to say the sentence. It would automatically give the answer, but it would say it over and over without a pause. It would not even stop when I tried to record myself...

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - February 9, 2018

Is there anyway we can type accent?

Is there anyway we can type accent when creating a new word in the MegaFrench software? I think the feature is great, but sometimes it's annoying not being able to type the accent, and as you know, French has a lot of accents on the words. Thanks

5 replies - Last post by toru e - January 29, 2018

How completly should a section be complete before moving onto to the next module

I am finding I am motivation issues because I can't get prounication right on all the vocab.     Also i find that i learn phrases as presented but still struggling to use them in other contexts.   Does anybody have any tips.     Thanks Bryn

1 reply - Last post by toru e - January 29, 2018

rocket record very unreliable

Been using RF level 1 for a couple of weeks trying to refresh my schoolboy french. The record function is a good idea as you can hear what you're saying and compare with the tutors if you don't instantly get a 100% score, but it only works occasionally. ...

5 replies - Last post by malh - January 26, 2018

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