French Feedback and Comments

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Error in Testing, Lesson 5.2

In the testing for Lesson 5.2 is an error. In Hear it Say it, the speaker says, "Je cherche un toilette," but the revealed sentence is, "Je cherche les toilettes." The same problem is in Rocket Record. Just thought you would like to know.

3 replies - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo - November 29, 2014

Technical question...

I am just starting with Rocket Languages French. Is there a headphone/microphone anyone can recommend?

4 replies - Last post by Robert-C7 - November 10, 2014

your suggestion ?

First of all Salut tout le monde. Je m'appelle Mehmet. Je suis Turc. I have been studying Rocket French for three days. What are your sugestions for me ? How should I work ? As a beginner, what can I do for reading ? At this level I do not understand an...

6 replies - Last post by maha266 - November 9, 2014

Where do we find Rocket Rehearsal Self Tests

In the advanced learning techniques section, there is a reference to "Rocket Rehearsal Self Tests" and I'd like to know where we can find these. Thanks in advance. :)

6 replies - Last post by barbara-g33 - October 12, 2014

Lesson Quizes Could Have More Infromation

I wonder if more information could be provided for the responses in the multiple choice Lesson Quizes. Sometimes the words presented haven't yet been covered in RF, leading to guesses. The only ones for which meanings are sometimes given are the correct...

2 replies - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo - September 10, 2014

Lesson Quizes Could Have More Infromation

I wonder if more information could be provided for the responses in the multiple choice Lesson Quizes. Sometimes the words presented haven't yet been covered in RF, leading to guesses. The only ones for which meanings are sometimes given are the correct...

0 replies - Last post by Diana-S1 - August 18, 2014

Certification/testing question

I took the test for the first certification last night and received my results, but is there a way to see the test itself, to review what I need to work on? I like to be able to see which questions I missed. Thanks!

0 replies - Last post by Stefanie--15 - August 8, 2014

Use of Pronoun On

Can someone please explain why the pronoun 'on' is not being used in this course? Well that is so far, I am at level 4 and none of the grammar lessons are using 'on' when they do explanations. It is used in the conversations. And commonly used when i re...

4 replies - Last post by toru e - August 7, 2014

ONLINE SUPPORT

I fail to understand why there is live customer support available. I tried it on Sunday but no luck. Since your product is been used internationally your support should be 24/7 because of time difference in other countries.

1 reply - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo - August 5, 2014

ONLINE SUPPORT

I fail to understand why there is live customer support available. I tried it on Sunday but no luck. Since your product is been used internationally your support should be 24/7 because of time difference in other countries.

0 replies - Last post by jyoti--1 - August 5, 2014

at what point I can consider my self Intermediate level in French

I understand that level 1.1 - 1.15. Is a beginner level. Probably also 2.1... 3.1 At what level can I consider myself intermediate level? 4.1? 5.1..... At what level will I be able to call myself advance level?

2 replies - Last post by Diana-S1 - July 28, 2014

typing in french grammatical symbols

When I am typing a word like l'hotel, how do I type the circumflex over the o? Using the little 'french typewriter', whether I type the 'o' or the circumflex first, they are never in alignment. Looking forward to finding this out because it's a real p...

8 replies - Last post by Michael-M294 - July 26, 2014

Need advice

First of all, Salut everyone. I am 40 years old and My English is Intermediate Level I think. Because of my age and my english level, I have not decided whether to order the French Premium course or not . You know while you are getting older it is hard t...

5 replies - Last post by toru e - July 14, 2014

Listening and understanding

This French course has taught me how to really listen, it has even improved my understanding of my Thai neighbour who has trouble with English!

0 replies - Last post by Lorraine-A5 - July 6, 2014

Computer question

I purchased the programs using the Thinkpad. It is showing signs of "dying". How do I transfer the programs to a Macbook?

1 reply - Last post by toru e - July 1, 2014

How can i get rid of 'Update your Flash Player' floating box??!

Ok, obviously if i could update if i could, but i have Mac OSX 10.5.8 so can't upgrade Flash any further than i already have. The testing page has always worked fine, and still works fine, however there is an annoying floating box in the middle of the t...

2 replies - Last post by John-H8 - June 20, 2014

printong lessons

I have a problem printing the lessons . A heading will come out something like this - onsdq bshud at chn

1 reply - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo - June 16, 2014

Role playing in testing lesson 1.2

I can't take this quiz because I can't get the program to work. For example I pick Claire as my first "role" and then hit get started. I see this large spokes of wheel round and round and round for minutes until I quit. I looked at the help section but it...

7 replies - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo - June 16, 2014

extra mots in 4.4?

In 4.4 at the restaurant, there is the following section of dialogue: Certainement, nous aussi nous avons des plats végétariens Certainly, we have vegetarian dishes as well Extra words I think: Certainement, nous avons aussi des plat vegetariens Yes?

1 reply - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo - June 4, 2014

learning rate

Hi everyone, how much success have people had at learning French using Rocket French i.e. how long has it taken to become competent.

5 replies - Last post by Andrew-W78 - May 24, 2014

Test for "Conversation Transcript"

I just post a technical question about the role playing test. I put 1.2 when in fact it was 1.1

0 replies - Last post by M-L - May 11, 2014

30 days into learning French

First 30 days of Rocket French. I am enjoying the format and making better use of the tools. Started with zero knowledge of the French Language and am slowly learning the language at a pace I like. Using Rocket Language, you tube, and other free sites a...

1 reply - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo - May 9, 2014

I want to test my level through the course.

How to make an over all test ?

1 reply - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo - May 7, 2014

Expression française

comment on exprime le concept de appeller quelque'Un ou quelquechose dans faire son nom petit pour dorloter, bichonner, ou mépriser? en française bien-sure!

2 replies - Last post by Marie-Claire-Riviere - May 6, 2014

Using the French keyboard

How do I use that French keyboard to grab "circonflex" atop a letter? EG Etre. Of course, that 1st "E" needs it! Merci beaucoup!

1 reply - Last post by toru e - May 5, 2014

trouver le bon niveau

How do I figure out if I should get Level 1 or level 2?

1 reply - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo - April 23, 2014

Rating "Write It!"

I am disappointed that if I make what I might think is an important enough mistake on the "Write It!" portion of the tests, I oftentimes have no choice but to rate myself as having done well, as only the green rate is highlighted. I think omitting accent...

5 replies - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo - April 23, 2014

Rocket Record

The Rocket record function seems to have ceased functioning i.e. it will not record my voice. Any solution?

5 replies - Last post by Jim--153 - April 21, 2014

vocabulary section

does anybody know if there is a way to slow down the speaker in the vocabulary section? Merci!

1 reply - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo - April 15, 2014

Badges

This is just an observation on the badges system. First, I think it's great and really keeps the motivation going. This is extremely well done. Great work Rocket Languages!! I would note that becoming certified, then becoming a master, then becoming c...

3 replies - Last post by lancish - April 14, 2014

to clarify the usage of "Vos"

In Lesson 2.10, Vos is defined as "Your (formal or collective, plural noun)" Please don't tell me there is a formal noun?! Or does it mean "Your (formal) used with a collective or plural noun"? Also could you give me an example or two of a collective noun?

1 reply - Last post by lancish - April 6, 2014

My Dashboard is messed up

I signed on today and my dishboard shows, incorrectly, that I have not done lessons: 1.1 to 1.5, 2.1 to 2.4, and 3.1-3.4. But I have completed these. Please explain.

9 replies - Last post by judy-k12 - April 6, 2014

Phrase Finder Suggestion (Dictionary)

I wish the PHRASE FINDER was actually a French-English translation dictionary, as opposed to only being able to search words that are contained within the lessons. Dictionary feature would be an awesome addition.

2 replies - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo - April 3, 2014

French Pronunciation and conversation question

In lesson 9.0 Your Weekend, question 4, why is the correct answer "Qu'est-ce que vous avez pris hier soir?" and not "Qu'est-ce que vous avez pris le dernier soir?" Le dernier soir is last evening whereas hier soir is yesterday evening. It literally means...

1 reply - Last post by lancish - April 3, 2014

Level Order?

Where can I find a list of the order of levels. What are the different levels and what is the order of the categories? ie. Green Star Master ★ ? Blue Star Master ? Leader ? Voyager ? Certified French Apprentice ? Etc...

5 replies - Last post by Rocket-Languages - March 19, 2014

Is there a way to test my level in French?

I understand that in the EU there is a standard 3-level rating of competency: A1, A2 B1, B2, and C1, C2 (where C2 is the highest, very close to native). Is there a way to determine where one is on this rating scale? Thanks.

8 replies - Last post by lancish - March 17, 2014

forum responses not counted

Hi, I just finished a lesson and then went and answered a bunch of posts 5+ to my forum posts, then checked my points and found that not a one of my posts was awarded points, though my lesson was. I've noticed this before. Is there something special one ...

1 reply - Last post by toru e - March 15, 2014

Problems in 2.10

I've had a lot of problems getting the first "Hear it" part of testing in 2.10 to work - I click on get started and nothing happens, or there's a wait of 30 seconds or so between examples. I signed off then reconnected several times before I got even that...

3 replies - Last post by lancish - March 14, 2014

Look up other user profiles or add "friends"

Is there a way we can look up other user profiles and/or add other users as friends? For example, I'd like to add my friend so we can compare our scores, etc.

3 replies - Last post by Jeff-D26 - March 8, 2014

all previous activity

Is there any way I can view all of my previous activity with Rocket French? Thanks.

3 replies - Last post by lancish - March 3, 2014

Virtual keyboard access in my notes

How do I access the virtual keyboard in "my notes" ?

1 reply - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo - March 3, 2014

Advice please on what level to start

Hello, I have been a Rocket French member for some time but have to admit I have neglected this excellent teaching tool for some time. In the meantime I have completed the Michel Thomas CD's from basic to advanced, and used various other French learning r...

2 replies - Last post by macdpayne - February 26, 2014

My Assessments

I can click on a link in a recently received email and get to a web page titled "My Assessments." However, I can't find a path / link on my Rocket Languages Home / main page to go to the "My Assessments" page. Where is link that will take me there without...

2 replies - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo - February 17, 2014

2.2 On a Tour - Qu’est-ce qu’on fait ? > What does one do?

This phrase is In the Practise section et Je crois que ça veut dire „What are we going to do?". What does one do? - cette traduction est trop littéral.

6 replies - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo - February 13, 2014

How to use vocabulary facility.

When I double click a word the abc icon does not appear. Is this because I am using an ipad?

1 reply - Last post by Rocket-Languages - February 12, 2014

Is there an overall assessment test?

I have gone through some of the lessons and was wondering if there was a test that went through all of the lessons. Would be nice to see where I am at with regards to retaining the earlier materials.

1 reply - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo - February 3, 2014

Rocket left the Internet

What happened? Rocket French literally disappeared from the Net for some days. Nothing was accessible.

4 replies - Last post by Rocket-Languages - January 27, 2014

Narrative inconsistency Lesson 15.3

Regarding 15.3 When I Was Young Sentence: Oui, mais un jour, j'ai essayé de l'aider et cela a été un désastre ! In the Audio session, Eric is sometimes using "j'ai essayé..." and sometimes "j'ai meme essayé...". It is inconsistent and confusing. In the...

1 reply - Last post by Rocket-Languages - January 20, 2014

Write it

When I Write It, it seems my small letter instead of capital letter at the beginning of the line invalidates the answer.

3 replies - Last post by Robert-R5 - December 26, 2013

Awesome advice from the Advance Learning Techniques section

Thank you for these awesome tips, they really help. Repetition and speaking aloud has really helped me improve my pronunciations and confidence. FROM: PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT "Here is a trick I learned from a great English teacher I had when I was study...

2 replies - Last post by Diana-S1 - December 11, 2013

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