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Length of audio lessons

What length do others find most ideal for the audio lessons? I've always found 30 minutes to be too long and now with everyone home thanks to travel restrictions I feel like I'm lucky if five minutes goes by uninterrupted. I wish the audio lessons were e...

2 replies - Last post by Jo Maynard - October 12, 2020

Microsoft Edge

Has anyone managed to get the latest version of Microsoft Edge (Version 83.0.478.54) to record and give feed-back on voice recordings? As it is based on Chromium (same as Chrome) I assumed it would. For reasons of privacy I try to be as Google-free as pos...

1 reply - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo - September 22, 2020

Progression - Russian

I am new to learning Russian.  Should I master each section before moving forward or is there benefit to moving forward once you complete a particular section?  Meaning, should I be 100% comfortable with/master section 1.0 before I move on to section 1.1?...

1 reply - Last post by ChrisM108 - September 8, 2020

Custom Flash Cards Sound

Is it possible to add sound to custom flash card sets?

6 replies - Last post by megn8r - July 27, 2020

Networking issue?

Hello! For the last two days when I've tried to use the speech software, I've gotten this error: Whoops! Looks like there is a networking issue in obtaining speech recognition results. Please try again later. Anyone else? If it matters, I'm working thr...

2 replies - Last post by Dawn707 - June 18, 2020

Navigation convenience reminder

With the new user format it can be a pain to scroll up/down to the top/bottom. With a Mac try these:  option up/down arrow         cmmd up/down arrow

1 reply - Last post by TravisB13 - May 28, 2020

Language leaning with Netflix

I posted this on the German forum, but I realise it may be useful for other languages too if Netflix has content in those languages. I have come across a chrome extension which works with Netflix. Amongst other things it allows you to see both German and...

1 reply - Last post by ClaudiaR27 - May 23, 2020

Starting out

Bonjour,  I am just starting my journey with Rocket French. I have some basics from my time at school so I started with level 1, module 5 (wine and cheese!).  My question is: how many of the functions after the lesson are worth doing? and, when do you r...

2 replies - Last post by DeborahM35 - April 12, 2020

Is there a way to know who the current "☆Tutor" is on the forum?

I've noticed some older posts where the members have blue badges labeling them as "☆Tutor", however some of those posts are years old. Is there a way to view who the current "☆Tutor" is on the forum? (I'm asking specifically about Japanese, but this could...

4 replies - Last post by teacup - March 22, 2020

Play It! No playback of recorded conversation?

I noticed yesterday than I can no longer play back the recorded conversation in the Play It! section of any of the lessons. I know this was only available on the web version of the software...but now it seems to have disappeared. I use this function all t...

6 replies - Last post by Anfänger2021 - February 14, 2020

​Wishing everyone a happy and healthy 2020!

Happy New Year Rocketeers! (Rocketeer sounded better than Rocket User to me. :-) )

2 replies - Last post by Alice101 - January 6, 2020

Keystroke to record voice

When doing the Rocket Reinforcement exercises there are keystrokes (1,2,3) to indicate Easy, Good and Hard, but is there a single keystroke to record one's voice, or is the only way to use the mouse to click the red record button?

2 replies - Last post by Peter--252 - December 12, 2019

How do I cancel my subscriptions?

How do I cancel my subscriptions?

3 replies - Last post by Steven-W15 - November 21, 2019

iPad app experience is disappointing....

Hi, Running chrome on the PC I find the voice recognition, playback and all other features to be very good. But, on my iPad Pro2 (so not short on cpu speed) running the app is pretty unusable.  Whether talking to the native mic on the iPad or plugging he...

1 reply - Last post by teacup - November 7, 2019

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...

10 replies - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo - October 22, 2019

When do you do Rocket Certification for a module?

Do you do the "Rocket Certification" for each module… …when you feel like you know it, even if the to-do's are not complete?  …only when you've completed all of the to-do's?  …only when you've turned all of the to-do's green? …right after you've finished...

1 reply - Last post by Tony-S10 - September 29, 2019

How do I rate Rocket Languages?

This is kind of awkward to ask, but I couldn't figure out how to use the "help". I really like Rocket Languages, so I would like to rate it. But, it's kind of hard to do something that you don't know how to do!  Thanks! Erubar

15 replies - Last post by Erubar - September 4, 2019

Speech recognition no longer working on table or phone when using web version

I used to be able to use the "regular" PC website on my tablet and phone to record "play it". I can no longer do that. I am getting the following errors: "Whoops! Looks like there is a networking issue in obtaining speech recognition results. Please try a...

1 reply - Last post by Tony-S10 - August 28, 2019

Today's points missing (left of the dashboard)

Just started today, and I notice that the bit that shows the points accrued today is missing. Is the site being upgraded?

6 replies - Last post by teacup - August 3, 2019

Discount for multiple languages

I've sent two emails to customer support but so far I've had zero response. Hopefully someone here can answer my question. If I am a platinum member (purchased all three levels in a particular language), can I get a discount on the purchase of a second (...

2 replies - Last post by teacup - July 1, 2019

"return to the top " no longer working

The "return to the top" button located below "my notes" hasn't worked since the last upgrade for me. Has anyone else noticed this? Would it be possible to make this feature together with "previous lesson" and "next lesson " buttons  float  somewhere on th...

1 reply - Last post by teacup - April 18, 2019

Recent changes!

Hi all Over the last few months, we have been rolling out quite a few changes to the members' area.  Because they have been drip-fed, you may not have caught up on them all! So, here is a list of the main things that have changed, and I will add to it in...

24 replies - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo - April 1, 2019

Rocket APP

If I have Rocket  on my laptop am I able to get an APP for my phone to use when I travel

3 replies - Last post by ClaudiaR27 - March 11, 2019

Notes in mobile app

Hello, I've started using the mobile app but noticed that "my notes" are not visible.  Is there some way I can turn on this setting so that I can see them in the mobile app?  I'm studying Rocket Japanese. Thank you!!

1 reply - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo - March 7, 2019

Not mastered, but move on to the next module anyway?

I would like to know what others do when they finish a module but haven't quite mastered all aspects of it yet. That is, all the exercises are complete but recall for either vocabulary or grammar construction is not 100%. Do others go to the next module?...

5 replies - Last post by teacup - February 26, 2019

The app quits as soon as I touch the microphone button - using iPhone 7 Plus worked fine for 4 months previously

I am using the app on an iPhone 7. It has been working fine for four months since I installed the app. As of today the app quits as soon as I click the microphone button.  The microphone is enabled in settings for Rocket French. Is there a solution to thi...

3 replies - Last post by Tony-S10 - January 25, 2019

Unwelcome pop-up

Just today, every time I click on an icon I get a pop-up that says " Congratulations, You've just achieved a new badge. Cool!" It is definitely not cool.

25 replies - Last post by Gufetto - January 23, 2019

microphone/recording not working

Hello, I've read through all the questions regarding the microphone not working and my issue is still unresolved. I'm using microsoft 7, google chrome browser, adobe flash player is up to date, all is set up to allow for this website and the microphone do...

16 replies - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - December 10, 2018

Android App doesn't display properly

The app from the shop doesn't display properly on my Samsung Android tablet. Everything overlaps and most of the features normally available in Windows, like the leaderboard, aren't available. It does display the lessons and the record and play functions ...

1 reply - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo - November 21, 2018

solution to rocket record not recording

Most of the time rocket record misses the beginning of your phrase. wait until the wavy blue blue lines appear to start talking.

2 replies - Last post by PaulB59 - October 28, 2018

Where did all the "Know It", "Write It", ... sections go?

I am in the Spanish Travelogue (8.3 A New Itinerary - Part 1) and all of the testing sections at the end of the lesson are no longer displayed!  [I just looked at a few of the other lessons - it looks like the others are OK.]

1 reply - Last post by Steven-W15 - October 24, 2018

Flashcards (urgent)

Hello, I want to download the flashcards so I can install them into Anki. How can I download them?

15 replies - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo - October 23, 2018

error with my custom flashcard collection

when I am trying to create a custom flashcard collection when iI press "create" a box pops up saying there was an error    Any ideas why this is happening ?

15 replies - Last post by sfpugh - October 23, 2018

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 weath...

10 replies - Last post by ClaudiaR27 - September 29, 2018

If you would like to learn a language that Rocket Languages does not have...

...try Mango. Mango is accessible through some library websites through the Learning and Research section, like . It also has a program for kids called Little Pim. It has Cherokee, Vietnamese, Pirate, both modern Hebrew and Biblical Hebrew, ...

0 replies - Last post by Erubar - September 27, 2018

suggestion for custom flash cards manual input

I have a suggested improvement that will help the website and learners much better than the existing flashcard system. 1. For manual entry where users create their own custom flashcards - change website to allow uploading of .wav audio file if the word o...

1 reply - Last post by RobertR34 - September 11, 2018

language uses

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

7 replies - Last post by sfpugh - June 28, 2018

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 ...

25 replies - Last post by ClaudiaR27 - June 28, 2018

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 aft...

4 replies - Last post by Meages - June 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 ...

13 replies - Last post by Tony-S10 - June 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 th...

9 replies - Last post by ClaudiaR27 - 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-repetit...

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

Home swap network for Rocket users

Hi Rocket users,\n\nI'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.\n\nOne of the reasons I do Italian is because of my dream to one day ...

9 replies - Last post by drewster - April 26, 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 Chro...

0 replies - Last post by sfpugh - April 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 - February 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...

0 replies - Last post by mfseeker - February 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 i...

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

why have all the points been reset?

Why have all the points been reset?

6 replies - Last post by Ramsey-P - January 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...

4 replies - Last post by jolietil - November 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 - November 20, 2017

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