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.

The new format

Bonsoir, the new Rocket French looks fantastic and i am already enjoying quizzes etc. Mais, j'ai une probleme. I can't seem to work out how to find the lessons for downloading, including the transcripts. I can't see the familiar lesson 1.4 2.1 etc. Pleas...

3 replies - Last post by Marie-Claire-Riviere - July 8, 2009


hello anyone I am a total beginer in french the course looks very interesting.I seem to be able to translate the the french words to english quite well but when you take that away and get someone to ask you in english for me to answer in french becomes ve...

5 replies - Last post by jmoi - June 29, 2009

software dowload

salut just wondering if anbody can tell me why i cant download the software it says its temporarily unavailable . i bought the course a week ago and havent got a chance to look at it until tonight should i have done it straight away or is it a r...

7 replies - Last post by jmoi - June 28, 2009

Les parapluies de Cherbourg?

hey! I have been studying the lessons and they are great! I bought the classic French film "Les parapluies de Cherboug" on DVD hoping to study French along the film. However, there is no French subtitle on the DVD which makes it difficult. ...

3 replies - Last post by Marie-Claire-Riviere - June 16, 2009

Salut mon amis

Salut,from Sydney, Australia. I just wanted to ask how many people actually post here regularly? I note there is supposed to be 300,000 people who have bought this program, but not alot of people posting here. How long has the forum been open? I am ho...

3 replies - Last post by jmoi - June 7, 2009

Il sont vs. Ils ont...

Is the pronunciation pretty much the same for these two phrases?

2 replies - Last post by Tochy - May 27, 2009


Hey, I was just wondering whether anybody had become more or less fluent in French after using this programme, or was at least able to hold conversation for long periods of time on any given topic. Thanks!

2 replies - Last post by jason-oxenham - May 21, 2009

CD back-up offer

I wanted to buy the CD back-up offer of Rocket french and more rocket french for $29.99. Of course I already bought both as downloads online. When I click the link in the members front page it goes to an offer for a back-up CD collection of more rocket ...

2 replies - Last post by rogevahol - May 7, 2009

avoir besoin de...

How do you say "I want a/some..." (masculine vs. feminine noun)? For example, I want some coffee vs. I want a cold drink.

1 reply - Last post by Marie-Claire-Riviere - May 6, 2009

Advanced rocket French?

Bonjour all. I have just finished working through lesson 7.4, i.e. the last lesson, in the course. Whilst i have much of the written material to continue with i would really like to continue with more conversational material as it seems to really sink in ...

5 replies - Last post by david-c - April 24, 2009


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

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