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Oct 13, 2010

Rocket Reinforcement - When to complete exercises?

In terms of the Rocket Reinforcement activities at the end of a lesson, should all of these be performed straight after the lesson or are they designed to revisited at a later date, or a mixture of the two? In particular, in terms of doing all of them after you have completed the lesson, it's...

4 replies - Last post by Meages -
Jun 17, 2018

Take Weekends Off?

So learning a new language can be tiring. Between work and the 1-2 hours I put in a day learning Japanese when the weekend rolls around I just want to relax. Is this ok to do when you're learning a new language? Or do you need to be doing it every single day?

13 replies - Last post by Tony-S10 -
Jun 8, 2018

How Many Hours to Go Through Program and What to Expect in the End.

Hello Rocket Languages Creators, I'm curious, do you know how many total hours the average person would spend going through all 3 levels and doing all the available exercises in each lesson?  The reason why I'm asking is I read in the Rocket News that the Foreign Language Institute...

9 replies - Last post by ClaudiaR13 -
May 11, 2018

Can Flashcards be modified to use the Spaced Repetition method?

Hi, I find the Flashcard facility to be highly useful particularly for revising Vocab, but wonder whether it would be feasible to modify the software to have it repeat the ones after a minute or so (depending on the category), i.e. use the "spaced-repetition" idea? At the moment, if we get a...

6 replies - Last post by PaulB59 -
Apr 29, 2018

Home swap network for Rocket users

Hi Rocket users, I'm a long-term user of Rocket and it really helped me on my way to Italian. Certainly, it gave me pretty much all of my foundation. I’m a huge fan of this platform. One of the reasons I do Italian is because of my dream to one day spend a considerable amount of time in...

9 replies - Last post by drewster -
Apr 26, 2018

language uses

Why do you learn your language. I first  used spanish for mexico. Then I used it for Machu Pichu in Peru.

5 replies - Last post by Erubar -
Apr 18, 2018

Is anyone using Norton antivirus and Norton Identity safe?

I have a conflict between Norton Identity Safe and the playback of Rocket record. This produces a broken up echo like effect on playback. The effect is cleared for a single playback by hitting page reload. Disabling the Norton Identity Safe add-on in Chrome fixes the problem. I get it on both a...

0 replies - Last post by sfpugh -
Apr 5, 2018

Italian characters in flash cards

I posted this question before but have not received an answer. How can I enter Italian characters into my own flash cards with a UK keyboard?  

1 reply - Last post by sfpugh -
Feb 7, 2018

Microphone not recognized under Linux.

For several weeks I have been able to use Rocket Italian running under Debian Linux Chrome. Suddenly, Rocket running in Chrome browser stopped hearing my microphone, despite my having told it to recognize Debian itself uses Pulseaudio, which does recognize...

0 replies - Last post by StanA -
Feb 5, 2018

Reading Resource

I like to include a little reading in my target language each day, usually on my iPad while I eat breakfast, sort of like reading the back of the cereal box as a kid. Anyway, I recently found a cool ap for that. It's called Readlang, it is free, and on it you can find all kinds of stories in...

1 reply - Last post by sfpugh -
Feb 4, 2018

why have all the points been reset?

Why have all the points been reset?

6 replies - Last post by Ramsey-P -
Jan 17, 2018

finding where I left off

Sometimes I can't remember what lesson I finished last, and have to go through a couple to find when the green colour ends so I know where to start. Is there a way to find that place? It is easy when I haven't closed that tab, but if I have or have turned off the computer, I have to search...

4 replies - Last post by jolietil -
Nov 22, 2017

Can I change my target language from Spanish to italian

Hi Everyone I have a paid subscription and selected Spanish.  Can I I change my target language? thanks Rob

1 reply - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo -
Nov 20, 2017

Flashcards not responding to spacebar. (German)

Until now it was possible to flip a flashcard by pressing the space bar. Today I find the only way to flip a flashcard is with a mouse click on "flip" or in the card. This is super annoying as I have been used to leaving the cursor over the rate it buttons and using the space bar to flip. This...

4 replies - Last post by sfpugh -
Nov 9, 2017

Problem with Interactive Audio Course Lessons Play It Feature

Starting yesterday morning, when I use the Interactive Audio Course Play It! feature. Selecting the "Play As" role of the second person (in this case Paul) at the end of the conversation the "Rate It" bar doesn't appear at all or takes 30-60 seconds to appear. This doesn't occur when selecting...

12 replies - Last post by sfpugh -
Nov 5, 2017

Audio stops / problem solved

About the last week of July I go get on Rocket Spanish and do some studying and my audio would stop mid sentence. If I was on the play it test, about 2 sentences in the audio would stop so I couldn't complete the test.  Rocket support didn't have an answer for me either. They said when the...

8 replies - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo -
Oct 24, 2017

A badge oddity

Today I got learner and apprentice pop ups when I passed 500 and 1000 points (in German). I am actually way past that so it is a bit odd although my overall scoring seems OK. I have never seen that before, I hope the scoring system is OK.

6 replies - Last post by Nick Hoyt -
Aug 29, 2017

Learning Before Bed

How long do you give yourself before bed to stop learning your language and unwind? I find that if I do any learning of Japanese within a few hours of bedtime my sleep is restless with words (spoken, hiragana, katakana & kanji) going through my head in a fever dream like state. That doesn't give...

24 replies - Last post by Rodney-J -
Aug 12, 2017

support iphone

I would like download the course material and listen to on the iphone? could any one tell me how do I do

17 replies - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo -
Jul 12, 2017

Problem with playback

This morning I began studying lesson 17.1 of Rocket Spanish. When I attempted to start the interactive audio lesson for the first time, it would not start for several tries. Then it began working. Similarly, when I tried to listen to each line of the conversation transcript and the extra...

6 replies - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo -
Jul 12, 2017

Independence Day Sale

Fantastic sale! Would you please remind me what the usual price for buying a three-level bundle is? I think I'm going to purchase my next Rocket Language today. :)

0 replies - Last post by ChristinaP -
Jun 30, 2017

points have not been given for answering a post.

I have posted several answers to posts to posts this last week but no points have been given to me for any of them This is VERY  annoying  and I cannot tolerate it anymore . I hope RL pays attention to this post  and fixes this issue . I know there have been other complaints about this and...

6 replies - Last post by jolietil -
Jun 5, 2017

Test sequence

Awhile back I was looking for a way to shake up my learning process a bit. So I decided to try going back and forth between English and Spanish: 1. Do the Hear It Say It test (Spanish to English). 2. Do the flash cards (English to Spanish.) 3. Do the Write It test (Spanish to English). 4. Do...

1 reply - Last post by Meages -
May 25, 2017

point system

hi everyone! I just noticed that instead of the regular point tracker.There is a bar showing how close you are to your goal it is the same for the leaderboard . and now there is something new! it shows your current streak!What just happened?

0 replies - Last post by jolietil -
May 16, 2017

Definitions missing

I now have  noticed that several of the words I import into my vocab have been missing one or several definitions And,as you know I cannot import that word into my vocab twice even  if it has a different definition. It is really annoying to me that some words don't have all of their definitions!

0 replies - Last post by jolietil -
May 6, 2017

error with my custom flashcard collection

Hi!I am currently trying to create a custom flashcard collection of over 100 flashcards but,every time I try to save it on the screen there appears a message saying : Error collection not saved. Why is this happening?And why can't I save my collection?                     thanks!  

14 replies - Last post by jolietil -
May 6, 2017

Why has my points score changed to blue?

Just today, the point score and indicator to say how much of the goal is achieved has changed from green to blue. Does that have some meaning?

7 replies - Last post by Phédre nó Delaunay de Montréve -
Mar 23, 2017

0 replies - Last post by jolietil -
Mar 17, 2017

How do I log into my account? I have paid already and I have a password Help!!!!

Please tell me how to log into my already existing account.  I'm asking this question over and over again today.

3 replies - Last post by jolietil -
Mar 17, 2017

How Do I Create A Custom FlashCard collection?

How Do I Create A Custom FlashCard collection? I only see the ability to create flashcards. I don't see how I can make them a collection. 

7 replies - Last post by jolietil -
Mar 17, 2017

Malfunctioning of interactive audio exercises (read/write access to back-end data-stores apparently malfunctioning)

[NOTE: This problem appears to have been fully resolved on 2017-03-09.] Sometime within the last day, the functionality of those parts of the interactive lessons in which user "rate it" data is stored and retrieved have started to not function properly. For example, in the "Hear It! Say It!"...

22 replies - Last post by drewster -
Mar 10, 2017

Active and Longest streaks

Hello. I have looked through the forums to some degree, and have seen some VERY OLD comments / discussions about the active and longest streaks. This may only be my case, but I find it to be somewhat discouraging that my longest streak had been set back to zero.  I was up around 45 days, which...

9 replies - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo -
Mar 7, 2017

The "Reset" button is kicking me out of the course

I am trying to reset the lessons back to the initial state. When I select the button, the top level interface appears (i.e., outside the course where I was to where the available courses are listed). Going back to the lesson afterwards, I see that sometimes the section is reset, sometimes not.  

6 replies - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo -
Feb 11, 2017

Cancelling my account

Hi, how do I cancel my account and get a refund? I have tried calling, and have left a message. I've also submitted two contact us forms, as per the instructions on the website. Is there a number I can call to reach someone directly? I am in the US. Thank you for your help.

0 replies - Last post by nrcyoga -
Feb 10, 2017

Learning Languages While Sick

Learning Languages While Sick       Many people become bored while sick, and oftentimes don't  feel like doing anything. After a while, lying in bed or even binge-watching Netflix shows will become boring. So what will one do while feeling under the weather? A lot of activities are not an...

7 replies - Last post by drewster -
Feb 2, 2017

Which way around do you use flashcards?

Hi fellow students, Its probably just me, but before today I didn't realise that flashcards could be reversed so I've always used them with English on the front and Italian on the back. I use flashcards a lot and had pretty much memorised thousands of English-to-Italian cards.  Today I...

0 replies - Last post by drewster -
Jan 27, 2017

Happy Holidays

Hope all of you have a safe, happy holiday season (and Merry Christmas to those who celebrate)!!

2 replies - Last post by drewster -
Dec 25, 2016

Access controlled by IP address?

I have been having intermittent difficulties in accessing the web site the last few days. I just tried turning off my VPN (which is necessary for me to use Skype where I am located) and voilà, instant access... Coincidence?  

1 reply - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo -
Dec 22, 2016

can I download the flashcards so that I can rapidly access them on my phone

Can I download the flashcards so that I can rapidly access them on my phone?

12 replies - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo -
Dec 4, 2016

Spanish study

How many hours a day should one study a language in order to grasp it within a year?  

2 replies - Last post by Dan-H24 -
Nov 27, 2016

Switching Languages in Rocket Languages

Hello and thanks for your time! I use one e-mail account for all of my language learning needs, and have not figured out how to easily switch languages when on my account. Any help?

2 replies - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo -
Oct 22, 2016

Switching Languages in Rocket Languages

Hello and thanks for your time! I use one e-mail account for all of my language learning needs, and have not figured out how to easily switch languages when on my account. Any help?

1 reply - Last post by grahame-r -
Oct 21, 2016

Functionality of Flash Cards

The last several times I have used the flash cards I have noticed something that makes their usefulness  questionable. If one cannot complete all of the cards in a lesson in one session and returns to it a second or third time, some of the previously shown cards are shown again. For a short...

7 replies - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo -
Oct 20, 2016

New language

Hello, Now I'm learning Rocket French. I want to buy Rocket German also. Will i have any discounts? What is the procedure for buying new language course for members? Thanks in advance Sergey  

10 replies - Last post by robin-r24 -
Oct 1, 2016

Rocket English

Hi, there is not a trial for the Rocket English and I just cannot understand the idea. How do you provide instructions for the learners if it is a course for the beginners to the intermediate? And could you please also clarify which accent is used British or American? Thank you.

8 replies - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo -
Sep 20, 2016

Typing Spanish Characters

Hi~ How do you type Spanish characters?   I found this program:    It seems to work.  Do you have other suggestions? Thanks, Tina

7 replies - Last post by zerbit -
Sep 13, 2016

New Memory Research shows drawing pictures doubles recall performance for memorizing words.

I've been fascinated by techniques for enhancing memory in language learning and thought this latest research, just published in the latest issue of The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, might be interesting to students here - especially the Chinese languages students.  Here are...

12 replies - Last post by David K -
Sep 13, 2016

Two languages at the same time

Is it possible to study two (or more) languages in Rocketlanguages at the same account, so I can choose which language I want to study every time I log in? I didn't find answer in FAQ. 

16 replies - Last post by trutenor -
Aug 10, 2016


Why does my "last 24 hours" points score differ when I look at All languages, compared to just Italian? I understand that my position will change, of course, but the points score changes too.

1 reply - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo -
Aug 9, 2016

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