General

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Testing your Language Proficiency

There is a free web site (http://www.cambridgeinstitute.net) where you can test your proficiency in a language. They offer English, German and Spanish. The test is difficult! I did not even score at the highest level when I took it in English... I think t...

13 replies - Last post by Dan-H24 - March 19, 2015

Plan to start learning

Hello all, I hope you ll are doing well,   My name is Aziz and i'm from Saudi Arabia. I'm here to learn german as my third language as there are some roots in my family that goes to germany from my grandmother side and I would love to speak it. Howev...

4 replies - Last post by Diana-S1 - March 10, 2015

Bluetooth speaker

I'm using the Android app, but I can't make it play on my bluetooth speaker. I like to listen while I'm driving, but my cellphone speaker does not always have a good volume, depending on how fast I'm going.  Anyway, is there a way to send audio to bl...

3 replies - Last post by Raymond-S18 - March 6, 2015

IOS app?

Is there a timeframe when we can expect the iPhone / iPad app for Rocket Languages?

22 replies - Last post by Dan-H24 - February 9, 2015

Web site for translations

I just posted this in response to a Spanish question but thought this might be useful to all. As opposed to sites such as Google Translation, this one will give you real examples of how words are used in sentences in both your target language as well as y...

3 replies - Last post by grahame-r - December 10, 2014

New Languages?

Is there any talk of adding any new languages? I want to learn Russian, but of course it isn't offered at the moment.

54 replies - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo - November 26, 2014

Can't log out

I have been a student in Rocket Italian for years. For some reason I am no longer able to log out of Rocket Italian because of a promotion that wants me to check out courses and prices of Rocket Italian being offered. What's going on? When I ask to jus...

8 replies - Last post by Chuck-E - November 12, 2014

Web Site Colors

Is it my imagination or did the background colors on the web site change a little?

7 replies - Last post by maha266 - November 2, 2014

User w/most languages

When you click on a persons pic you can tell how many languages they are studying here. Mine has four but I only tried the Japanese trial, dont care much for Spanish anymore, dont have time for korean yet, and finally my main study: chinese. My Question...

12 replies - Last post by Jeanne--18 - November 2, 2014

Being bilingual

Hello everyone I found this article online about being bilingual and thought others might like to read it too :) Sure gives me more motivation to keep learning! http://blogs.wsj.com/health/2012/04/30/the-bilingual-brain-is-sharper-and-more-focused-study...

8 replies - Last post by maha266 - September 16, 2014

conjugation based languages versus Chinese

Among those forum members who study Spanish/French/etc, where the verbs are heavily conjugated, is there anyone who also studies Chinese, where there is no conjugation? I studied Spanish back in the day to a reasonable level of proficiency but I now study...

6 replies - Last post by maha266 - September 16, 2014

Availability of teachers

Is that possible to make contact with my French teachers at any time?

6 replies - Last post by maha266 - September 16, 2014

When should I move to "Language & Culture" lectures"?

It is easy to understand that one "Interactive Audio" lecture follow the previous, as the bottom of each lecture page points to the next lecture. What I though am not sure of, is when to do a "Language & Culture" lecture. When looking at the Dashboar...

12 replies - Last post by Robert-C7 - September 2, 2014

Dynamic Interface

I never thought to use the forum until about 6 months ago when I needed responses to a few questions I had. It occurred to me that there are many others who would do just like I did: get into a set routine of going through the course (only). It might be ...

7 replies - Last post by Ava Dawn - August 31, 2014

How you learn it

Hello everyone I want to ask you to share your experience with Arabic learning. how long have been studying Arabic? how to you start to learn a specific accent or do you start with the classic one? and what do u like best? what the fun way for you to imp...

2 replies - Last post by (deleted) - August 4, 2014

Learning Techniques

I didn't see much in the forum regarding how to best assimilate the lessons, so I thought I’d pass on two techniques I’ve personally found helpful: 1.) With the exception of the “Write it!” section, I do all the lessons standing up – even walking around ...

1 reply - Last post by Dan-H24 - July 30, 2014

Persistent virtual keyboard?

Is there any possibility of permanently displaying the virtual keyboard (i.e., with the accents)? As it is, you have to click the icon after each question followed by a another click to display the keyboard with accents (for Spanish, at least).

6 replies - Last post by Steven-W15 - July 15, 2014

Live customer support - no one ever there?

I've been trying to decide whether to buy Rocket Chinese, and every time I've been online for the past 5 or 6 days, no one has been available in Live Customer Support, even during the listed times. I'm beginning to think no one is ever available. Is that ...

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

allow adobe flash player on mac

I have allowed the flash player in preferences both for Safari and in the flash player website preferences but each time I go to record it still asks permission. Do you have an idea what else I can do to get around this. I have Mavericks OS thanks

1 reply - Last post by toru e - May 28, 2014

"Play It" feature comments

I love the new "Play It" feature! But I have two problems with it: 1) I have to click on information both above and below the text to be read. this is really a nuisance, requiring me to scroll. Why not have the get started button right below the selectio...

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

Quick Technical Problem

Today I logged on to Rocket Languages and all the formatting was gone, words and pictures were all just plopped on the side of the window. I clicked a few links and each page was the same way, until I opened Rocket News in a new tab, and all was back to n...

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

iOS 7 upgrade?

Jason, any plans for an upgrade to iOS 7 app? Would love to see it include the "Write" feature as well as better functionality in the "Know it" playback sequencing. Gracias.

3 replies - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo - March 26, 2014

Looking for a language exchange partner in Fès, Morocco.

Hi, Hope posting this isn't breaking any rocket rules... I am a native english speaker currently living in Fès, morocco, where i'm self studying (with rocket help!) french and moroccan arabic (darija). Skype is blocked in morocco so i can't do voice cha...

0 replies - Last post by SisterLuna-- - March 12, 2014

New user question about navigating the course

Hello, I am a new user to the program and am a bit confused in which order to proceed. Does one complete all audio lessons in section one before the language and culture sessions. It looks like that by the numbering. Thanks for the help! Mary

20 replies - Last post by suzette-j1 - March 9, 2014

Rocket Spanish Premium - 3.7, 3.8, 3.9

Not able to do the test on H (hear). Thanks.

3 replies - Last post by Rocket-Languages - February 2, 2014

Can someone please tell me what these say?

I found these at a thrift store and think they're really nice, only wish I knew what they said! My friend told me it was in Chinese but the translation didn't really make sense. Would anyone be able to let me know? thanks! ^.^ Link: http://imgur.com/kbMaQ1T

1 reply - Last post by Alan-L1 - December 18, 2013

My Study Plan vs Interactive Audio

Bonjour! I know this course is setup to work at your own pace in your own way. However, I am a bit confused by the new site design. Would you recommend following the My Study Plan format, where Lessons are listed in Chronological order (1.1-1.15) or do ...

2 replies - Last post by Rocket-Languages - November 8, 2013

Anyone tried the 'Rocket Languages' Android .apk?

I am working as a Native English Oral Teacher in China at the start of a 2nd academic year here in China. This time I want to make a lot more effort to learn Chinese - to understand and speak Putonghua. So I have signed up to 'Rocket Chinese Premium Onl...

1 reply - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo - October 24, 2013

Anyone tried the 'Rocket Languages' Android .apk?

I am working as a Native English Oral Teacher in China at the start of a 2nd academic year here in China. This time I want to make a lot more effort to learn Chinese - to understand and speak Putonghua. So I have signed up to 'Rocket Chinese Premium Onl...

2 replies - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo - September 24, 2013

Are Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced Course all paid for when u get rocket premium

Hi there, pretty simple question but can't seem to find direct answer in promotional material. If i buy a premium rocket membership for a given language, so I get access to the lessons at all levels, ie beginner, intermediate, and advanced level? And can...

10 replies - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo - September 10, 2013

Rate a Lesson

How do I rate the lesson?

2 replies - Last post by grahame-r - September 4, 2013

best way to work through the course?

Hi, [this is a repost from the German forum - i guess its more of a general question though] beginner here just starting out with rocket german... just wondering if anyone has any tips for the best way to work through the course? I've been listening to ...

14 replies - Last post by grahame-r - September 3, 2013

mp3 player

Does anyone have a suggestion for the best mp3 player to use for language learning? I think a <pause><reverse> is needed. Suggestions? I have Windows XP Professional SP3

7 replies - Last post by jchamb - August 28, 2013

Weekly quizes

Can anyone tell me how and where from, all the Spanish Weekly Quizes? Thank you, Glenn

4 replies - Last post by ricardo-rich - August 12, 2013

Learning Schedule?

I was just wondering what other people's learning schedule looks like. Here's mine, that I am currently doing, for example: Wednesday - Friday: Lesson 4.1 Saturday - Monday: Lesson 4.2 Tuesday: Language and Culture Lessons 4.5 and 4.6 Wednesday - Friday:...

6 replies - Last post by Alan-R-G - June 16, 2013

How do I put the program onto a new computer?

Hello, I have Rocket French on my old computer, and I would like to download it onto my new computer. Is there a way to do this? I can't see a way in my members area apart from downloading the mp3 files. When I originally downloaded it onto my old com...

1 reply - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo - June 10, 2013

how do you

How do you earn points?

16 replies - Last post by Rocket-Languages - May 14, 2013

translate a favorite phrase please

Hallo, My name is Gay-Lynn. I am a beginner with learning conversational German. We have a favorite phrase in our family to lower tension when an argument is brewing. The phrase is "you may be right". It acknowledges the other person's point of view with...

1 reply - Last post by Paul-Weber - April 28, 2013

english pronunciation please

english version for: celebremos juntos english version for: este dia tan especial. felicidades

1 reply - Last post by jchamb - April 20, 2013

Help

Greetings Jason, I’m unable to have access to the interactive audios, etc. Please, in need of your help. Thanking you kindly. Regards, Sara

2 replies - Last post by sara-581 - March 2, 2013

Credit for moving to the next level on Megacards

Any idea how to get credit on the Dashboard for moving from one level of the Megacards game to the next? I've completed the Beginners Level of Megacards on Rocket Spanish and working on Advanced but the Dashboard doesn't reflect that I have completed the ...

3 replies - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo - February 25, 2013

I want a friend that can help me practice my Japanese.

Hello, I am still a beginner in speaking Japanese and I would appreciate if someone would share some of their time to help me practice speaking Japanese. So far, I have studied up to lesson 1.4 and it will really help if someone will help me practice. W...

2 replies - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo - February 25, 2013

lessons not highlighted

It seems that when I finish a lesson the lesson "button" does not turn green. Am I doing something wrong? Am I not finishing the lesson? Is there is a glitch in the matrix? Please advise.

8 replies - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo - February 25, 2013

Paid w/PayPal now past work lost

Greetings Paul, I tried the 6 day trial version, was convinced this was the program I wanted to use to refresh my German, and paid for the Premium course via PayPal. I did not think about the fact that PayPal is in my husband's name and so now the progr...

1 reply - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo - February 13, 2013

What can I do now ?

Hello. Now I'm finally done with All the three courses of Rocket Spanish, except that I have to do Part 2 of Extra Vocabulary on Platinum. So now that I have gone through all this, what am I supposed to do now ? I am only 15 and Im turning 16 on monday so...

4 replies - Last post by jamaal-c - January 28, 2013

free learning

Hi, is there some free German learning facility with you or some where else in your knowledge thanks

3 replies - Last post by Byron-K21 - January 22, 2013

Mark lessons as unused

Sadly I got out of the habit of doing my lessons so now I need to back up a little. I'd like to mark some of the lessons I've already done (some considerable time ago) as unused so I can keep my place and re-do them in a logical sequence. Any ideas on ...

1 reply - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo - January 18, 2013

how can i view "Other languages forum" in this new edition?

On the old version there was an option above "Other languages" but is not there anymore!

1 reply - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo - January 18, 2013

New Rocket Spanish?

Hello :) Is it possible to make a fourth version of Rocket Spanish ? :D I want to learn a loooooooottttttttt more ! Or if you can't, can anyone suggest me some other pages where I can take my Spanish to the next level ? :D Let's say that a person can be g...

7 replies - Last post by oscar-lake - January 11, 2013

Rocket French APP

I think the new Rocket French APP is great. I now am listing to my rocket french course as I drive to / from work.

1 reply - Last post by Rocket-Languages - October 11, 2012

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