French Feedback and Comments

If you have some questions or want to share some feedback about your course, there’s a good chance a fellow learner has had the same idea! You can take a look at some of the latest posts to see if your question has already been answered, or share your thoughts with the Rocket French teachers and learners by posting a new conversation.


Can someone please explain why - sadly! - the "tu" version has been used so much throughout the new audio lessons. I am an adult learner and I would most definitely not be allowed to use "tu" where I live. No one except the rather yo...

6 replies - Last post by Marie-Claire-Riviere - April 22, 2009

Silent consonants

I just started the course and I'm already stumped by the following pronunciation principle: Most consonants are silent at the end of a word (only when each word is spoken individually) What does the statement in ( ) mean?

2 replies - Last post by apsuarez - April 9, 2009

Your Progress

Salut and hello, ' how are you getting on with your French learning? I hope you are enjoying the course. Very soon we will launch a new members area with great new features that will help you with your French learning. My team and I we have been very bu...

0 replies - Last post by Marie-Claire-Riviere - April 7, 2009

phone numbers in french

J'ai une question? I was wondering is the French phone number system the same as the American or are there some exceptions

1 reply - Last post by (deleted) - April 1, 2009

When Will....?

When will the newest course of rocket french come out?

9 replies - Last post by (deleted) - December 17, 2008

RocketFrench community

hey everyone bonjour I just made my account in today I come from the United States of America. hope to meet nice people.

5 replies - Last post by (deleted) - November 5, 2008

Latest offer?

I have both Rocket French and More Rocket French and have received news by e-mail of a special and exiting offer. What is it? Is there more? Do I already have it all? I certainly do not want to buy it all again! GammaT

3 replies - Last post by GammaT - November 19, 2008

de inconsistancy

I understand there are exceptions to grammatical rules . When saying "a lot of money,' beucoup de la monnaie is incorrect ? Am a little confused on this why is the "la" component exempt??(see q47 chapter 2). Is there as difference be...

1 reply - Last post by klorenc - January 7, 2009

A complex translation

Bonjour, Im just wondering what this means, i'm having real trouble trying to translate it: "Je ne te parlerai plus qu'en Francais a present!" I thought it ment: Do not you speak English more than a present! or; I don't speak more that Frenc...

1 reply - Last post by Griffo - December 30, 2008

il y a

il y a? does it literaly mean, it has thither or it has over there? and anyway thanks to the staff at rocketfrench for their hard work. merci beaucoup.

1 reply - Last post by (deleted) - December 16, 2008


I like Christmas my favorite time of the year.and can I get an even more special discount on more rocketfrench for the all Holy Spirit of Christmas.pleaaseee :D . and I like the holiday's songs and cantique. Georges Thill was a great singer I listened to...

1 reply - Last post by (deleted) - December 9, 2008

Logging in

It seems to me a bit sluggish to log in into members area and the french community. I should only sign in once and usually I only sign into the audio section,and every now and then into the forums.

1 reply - Last post by (deleted) - December 5, 2008

parler en Français

what is a good website to find a penpal? personally I'm a fifteen year old so I prefer to talk to people around my age. so far I have two french penpals one from martinique and the other from France.

1 reply - Last post by (deleted) - December 9, 2008

My first French dream!

You'll know your learning when you've had a dream speaking in french. How funny!!! It was all foggy and I could not see but I was speaking to a friend of mine who is french and she was talking to fast, so i said: Oui, mais pouvez-vous parler un peu plus l...

1 reply - Last post by Griffo - November 25, 2008

Problem with PDF downloads

Salut, I've been downloading all the individual files from the Member's Area. I'm experiencing problems with Lesson 21 and 33 - both of which will not open once downloaded. I tried saving the file first, then opening directly from the site - both meth...

0 replies - Last post by kitty - November 24, 2008

transcript of audio lesson

May I know how can I get the transcript of the audio lesson?

13 replies - Last post by Mistique - November 22, 2008

Is This Right

Well I went on yahoo answers to answer questions related to languages and a question said What Does This Mean? Comme ça, tu as une idée des acitivités ici...c'est l'automne à Quebec et il fait déjà froid! Heureusement il y a du soleil, mais il y a du ve...

1 reply - Last post by (deleted) - November 20, 2008

Adobe PDF files No audio on LP31

I was listening to the verb conjugations in the Grammer files and had listened to Lesson Plan 30, Essentially Avoir and Etre, and had gone on to LP 31 to do the same with Aller and Faire. No Audio. No hovering message saying "click for audio"....

1 reply - Last post by gordo_tx - November 16, 2008

Where is my software?

I payed for the More Rocket French Combo and I get nothing?!?!? All I see is this board and requests to BUY ROCKET FRENCH! Where does my downloads show up?

1 reply - Last post by dabrock - October 18, 2008

grammar lessons

can I print the grammar lessons without downloading the exe programme? Claude

1 reply - Last post by claude - September 25, 2008

Rocket French Grammar & Culture Series

Salut! I was reading the "Welcome to Rocket French" forum and it said there was a Rocket French Grammar & Culture Series that you could use that "corresponded closely" to the Interactive Audio Courses. I cant find that and was ...

3 replies - Last post by bcschwartz - June 6, 2008

Transcripts For Bonus French Audio & E-mail Lessons

Bonjour! I have completed all 8 lessons of the Rocket French Interactive Audio Course. Now that I'm ready to tackle the 5 bonus lessons and the 20 e-mail lessons, I need to know where the transcripts are for these lessons. A plus tard!

1 reply - Last post by oomingak - September 29, 2008

Pronounciation rules

HI, "Le chat est mouillé" Is the “t” in chat pronounced since the next word starts w/ a vowel? But I thought the pronunciation w/ “t” was how you say “la chatte” (fem.). Are they the same? thanks, Caleb

1 reply - Last post by Caleb-Bouma - September 5, 2008

text of dialogue

As I listen and speak, I would like to follow the French dialogue as text. So far I cannot find the text on any files. Any suggestions?

1 reply - Last post by mroudane - March 21, 2008

MegaFrench (Problem with Accented Characters)

Hi - I am having problems with the accented characters on my computer. They don't come out like they should. I am running XP. Any settings which need to be changed? Cheers, Craig

1 reply - Last post by (deleted) - March 18, 2008

De Or Du

Hi, I would like to know why In Lesson 4.4 (at the restaurant) the guest asks for " Un verre de vin blanc" intstead of "Un verre du vin blanc". Thanks

1 reply - Last post by learner - July 14, 2008

LP05 - Quantities help

In the Rocket French Program Lesson LP05 Quantities: under the "Les Activities" section questions for translation A.17 & A.18 *Can anyone inform me of why d'autres is used instead of encore? * In the bonus audio (vocab) section the def...

1 reply - Last post by (deleted) - February 25, 2008

Suggestion for Rocket French Member Newsletter

I love the newletter series. Please keep them coming! I have two minor suggestions... 1. Please leave a small space of about a second or so betwee the words when speaking the vocabulary list. It would give the listener a slight pause to repeat the ...

2 replies - Last post by le-clochard - September 8, 2008


voilà la recette : Bon appetit!

1 reply - Last post by le-clochard - September 8, 2008

Audio for the learning companion

I have the adobe learning companion pdf and I"m trying to play the audio for the sounds of the letters but there is no sound. If I put my mouse over it then it will tell me to click on it to hear an example but it doesn't work. Can you help with ...

1 reply - Last post by rdpchef - August 20, 2008

Grammar and Culture Series

Salut! I just recently joined Rocket French and saw in the introduction the Grammar and Culture Series classes being mentioned. I also saw the post by bcschwartz about the same question and added my comment but never received a response. So here I go aga...

1 reply - Last post by Marina - September 2, 2008

Grammar & Spelling

What's the best way to learn the grammar and spelling? is it after you had heard the 1st. audio lesson (4 conversations)? Please let me know what approche you used?

2 replies - Last post by isabelvan - August 8, 2008

Audio File Problems

I've just downloaded the course and have no audio. I've tested other programs on my system and they are okay. The audio does not work in the the members bonus area either. Have I made a bad download, or is this a common problem? Running Windows XP Home...

1 reply - Last post by adrianjohn - July 6, 2008

The Package, quality and Use

I bought the package today and had a number of problems in getting access to the user area etc. Somehow I have an unusual password and would like to change it. However I am greatly concerned at the layout of the pages. The text is blurry, does not fit ...

3 replies - Last post by MrHulot - February 20, 2008


Hello I am about to recive my new mp3 player and I would like to download the lessons on to them. I am new to mp3 players and have never used one of them. How do I put the lessons onto my mp3 player? :roll:

1 reply - Last post by callatennis - May 27, 2008

question on the lesson plans

Hi! The audio in the lesson plans (PDF) is very unclear and sounds scratchy. Has anybody else had this same issue? What program are you using to view the grammar course files? I use Adobe Acrobat Professional on a PC.

0 replies - Last post by googlea - May 27, 2008

Questions on using the Grammar Course

1. I'm not sure whether I'm supposed to be able to type my answers directly onto the page for the grammar questions. If so it doesn't work. If not how does the program know when I have completed a unit? 2. The Rocket French Menu already has dates recor...

2 replies - Last post by Framwockle - April 19, 2008

How to proceed with program.

I just bought the Rocket French Program and am eager to get started. I noted that while there are 31 Interactive Audio Lessons there 45 Grammar Lessons. How are they related, if at all. How should I proceed with the program?

3 replies - Last post by callatennis - May 27, 2008

Rocket French Lessons

Hello I just bought rocket french and I was wondering when am I supposed to use the rocket french grammar lessons? You knonw the ones that have the learning companion and the games. Well when am I supposed to use it?

2 replies - Last post by callatennis - May 26, 2008

Feminine and Masculine

Ive been trying to find this out for a while, how in the world do you know whether an object is feminine or masculine??? I dont want to try to guess either if i ever speak french, i wont to know for sure that all the nouns i say are either feminine or mas...

1 reply - Last post by undeuxtrois4 - May 4, 2008

Here is more!

Here is more...More Rocket French that is! Check it out:

0 replies - Last post by (deleted) - April 17, 2008

French Movie

Does anyone know a good French movie? I would love to watch a movie in French (maybe with subtitles to start with) to see how much I can understand . Any suggestions?

7 replies - Last post by carol-neave - April 5, 2008

Please don't delete me!

I am a big fan of Rocket French. Right now, however, I am taking a French class at the local community college. Once the class is over, I will use the Rocket French to continue my language skills into the summer. I just want to make sure that my subscr...

1 reply - Last post by 3rdwoozie - February 23, 2008

Advanced Audio Lessons

After completing all of the basic audio lessons. I purchased the advanced audio lessons, and I am finding that a good portion of the written French dialogue is missing. Most notably, Lesson 3.1 "At the doctor's/ chez le médecin" there is an enti...

1 reply - Last post by (deleted) - March 5, 2008

Bonus Audio

Bonjour I just want to know if there are transcripts available for the Bonus Audio sections. Merci. Mel

1 reply - Last post by MrHulot - February 25, 2008

Rocket French Audio/Video

Greetings! I recently purchased an Apple iMac Computer and I am having trouble with downloading and accessing the Rocket French Audio/Video Cd. Any suggestions? Thanks. --Natividad :wink:

1 reply - Last post by servant - February 2, 2008

Pronunciation Principles on consonants

The Pronunciation Principles on consonants in Learning Companion seem not complete. For example, a few lines should be there for teaching how to pronounce r, s and x.

2 replies - Last post by mapyli - June 4, 2007

Better text listing for phrases in french audio course

You can view the French dialogue for the audio courses., .. But the dialogue listed doesn't cover everything in the audio course. For example in Part 1 lesson 1 you are taught to say, "Do you speak French, I speak English, Yes, No, ... and thes...

1 reply - Last post by julsmithie - June 1, 2007

How to better use the Rocket French package?

I just bought the Rocket French package a few days ago. Could someone advise me as to how to use the Rocket French package effectively? I mean, should I complete all the 31 Interactive Audio Lessons first and then the 45 Grammar Lessons? Or there are bett...

3 replies - Last post by mapyli - June 4, 2007

Megaverb Speed

How can I speed up Megaverbs? I have to wait forever for the next verb to appear. Thanks!

1 reply - Last post by harrykel - May 28, 2007

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