German Feedback and Comments

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Introducing the new Rocket German "Play the Part" series!

Hi Everyone,We've been hard at work at Rocket German creating a brand new series for our German learners just in time for the holidays! Introducing our latest conversational series: Rocket German Play the Part. The Play the Part lessons are designed to he...

8 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - December 14, 2021

Rocket German - Updated Level 1 Survival Kit

Hi Everyone! We've just released a new set of Survival Kit lessons for Rocket German Level 1! You'll find a whole host of new vocabulary words in these lessons, as well as clearer explanations, handy tips, and a deeper insight into German culture - all t...

0 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - September 28, 2020

CEFR A1 Level Exam

Hallo! Can anyone guide me on how many Modules I need to study throughly in Level I to be eligible to take the CEFR A1 exam? Thank you in advance! :)

4 replies - Last post by Nipuna4 - October 23, 2022

Small numbers in minutes on far right in each lesson

Hi Allhave just noticed the numbers in minutes on the far right of each lesson. Is that new or has that always been there? I have to assume that it shows you how much time you have used that lesson. A great feature if that is what it is.Sebongela Ps Happy...

2 replies - Last post by Maxie - October 11, 2022

Play it

There are zeros above the ‘play as…’ buttons - what is the purpose? It seems like it would be tallying how many times you have played the conversation, but they always seem to stay at zero. My points are going up, so I suppose it doesn't matter, I just wi...

4 replies - Last post by Julia-Rocket-German-Tutor - September 13, 2022

Bug in Play the part -cash or card - "the element has no supported sources"

A fault in play the part - Cash or card #2When I play as the customer I get an error message: "The element has no supported sources". The cashier part works as expected.

3 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - July 1, 2022

die der das

Hallo LeuteI have a question about the Survival phrases. Is there any reason why Rocket doesn't categorize the lists in Der Die or das. That way I could concentrate on one section at a time. By the time I have done all of them, I am once again wondering w...

1 reply - Last post by Julia-Rocket-German-Tutor - June 28, 2022

Leaderboard

Can you hide the leaderboard score in some ways  and just keep you daily goal. I like to see my goal being met, but really don't like knowing where I stand on the Leaderboard. I believe you are revising this. I am aware that you can hide the whole bar, bu...

1 reply - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - May 3, 2022

New Edition

Hi JasonOne day when you have the energy to update the Rocket editions. Would it be possible to balnk out the other sentences under culture and grammar and the sentences after the conversation. Have recently discovered that function in the conversations a...

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - March 24, 2022

new 2022 version

Hi AllHave very mixed feelings about the new version. Am going to take a complete break from it all. It is like using the app on my phone and I actually feel like I am going to miss the old version. SO for the time being am going to look at other resource...

4 replies - Last post by Margaret-RocketLanguages - March 17, 2022

conversation

HiNot sure if there is something wrong but was doing the ex."Retail Therapy" and was doing the individual conversations. Then decided I wanted to listen to the conversation by the speakers. Clicked on button on far left. Their conversation was overlayed b...

3 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - March 17, 2022

conversation setting

HiJust realized I can change the settings on the conversations. Not sure if this is a nwe feature, but just love it. Also challenges me to think in terms of just speaking and not just looking at the sentences. Tried it with everything blank and had to thi...

4 replies - Last post by sfpugh - March 16, 2022

Lost in the update

I am having difficulties with the new format:I have just finished all of lesson five (5) and want to move on to the next lesson, but there is no facility to do so. I did each section of lesson 5, and clicked on the arrow at the bottom of the page to move ...

1 reply - Last post by Julia-Rocket-German-Tutor - March 14, 2022

Odd translation in lesson 23.1

From lesson 23.1Mal abwarten, was es nach der nächsten Vorstandssitzung zu berichten gibt.“Will see what the talk will be after the next manager meeting.”This translation seems a bit off and is unnecessarily free.Wouldn't a more literal translation be som...

5 replies - Last post by sfpugh - March 10, 2022

Translation of a phrase from lesson 22.2 Extra Vocab

From lesson 22.2 Extra Vocab:Es ist auch gut zu wissen, wie das hier in Deutschland so ist mit medizinischer ​Versorgung - andere Länder, andere Sitten.It is also good to know that here in Germany healthcare is the way it is - other countries, other custo...

1 reply - Last post by Julia-Rocket-German-Tutor - March 7, 2022

Rocket German - Updated Level 1 Interactive Audio Course

Hi Everyone! We've updated the Interactive Audio Course for Rocket German Level 1! You'll see a "NEW" label next to these lessons. You'll notice that the conversations are similar, but this update provides you with clearer explanations, a whole host of n...

24 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - March 3, 2022

Translation of a phrase from lesson 22.2 Extra Vocab

From lesson 22.2 Extra Vocab:Es ist auch gut zu wissen, wie das hier in Deutschland so ist mit medizinischer ​Versorgung - andere Länder, andere Sitten.It is also good to know that here in Germany healthcare is the way it is - other countries, other custo...

0 replies - Last post by sfpugh - March 2, 2022

Another more updated version

Was reading a review about Rocket German. Generally very positive and I agree, a great resource. They mention that in level 1 there is an annoying grating presenter.  This has changed apparently since 2020. Can't remember when I bought mine, but the prese...

2 replies - Last post by Maxie - February 25, 2022

Noun Suffixes

Lesson 2.8 "Plurals" explains some professions can have a special ending when referring to females.I'd like to mention a couple of points that helped me understand when to use a particular suffix for a noun when referring to males and/or females.- Questio...

1 reply - Last post by Maxie - January 26, 2022

bad recording

It drives me a bit crazy in “Play the Part” that anything with numbers just doesn't give me 100% I am more likely to get 40%. Everything else is great. Does anyone else find this a problem? In Italian the same thing happens. Is this something that  we are...

1 reply - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - January 18, 2022

New series purchased

Hi Have just purchased the New German series on the special and it is not in my German course. Please helpSebongela

2 replies - Last post by Rocket-Languages - November 23, 2021

travelogues

Hi JasonWill German Rocket get travelogues like the Italian lessons. Really enjoy them in the Italian language courseA great language programSebongela

4 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - November 22, 2021

Fluent vs Functional

I'm currently in Level 2 of the German course, & I have a comment that could probably apply to all of the language courses. One has to ask oneself if your goal is to become FLUENT in a new language, or just to become FUNCTIONAL. Nothing revolutionary ther...

5 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - October 8, 2021

"Hear it, Say it" not working.

I have tried to use the “hear it, Say it” acitivity, but it doesn't seem to be working. Likewise in the “know it” activity, there is no feedback after recording the phrase.I have tried logging out and back in again, but again no success. Also tried it in ...

12 replies - Last post by Peter--252 - July 29, 2021

How to make friend in this course?

I would like to have friends to practice my German.  What is the way to have friends in Rocket German.

1 reply - Last post by Maxie - June 16, 2021

Lesson 13.4: Misspelling in subtitles

During the full lesson track, at about 23 mins in, the subtitles read “Voransgehensweise”, whereas it should be “Vorgehensweise”.(Note - this continues throughout the lesson.)

1 reply - Last post by Julia-Rocket-German-Tutor - May 17, 2021

Numbers are not being recorded

Whenever I have a lesson that requires me to say a number, such as vierhundert, the voice recognition converts the it to the numeric form, 400, and I get the phrase wrong as a result. This happens with all numbers, is there any way to fix it? Thanks.

1 reply - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - February 12, 2021

Picture of Hohenschwangau Castle in Lesson 14.2?

Guten Tag,I've been enjoying your German lessons for a long while.In the Lesson 14.2 called Lieblingsessen there is a picture about half way down labeled Hohenschwangau Castle.  After looking at it I thought it looked similar to Neuschwanstein Castle (whi...

1 reply - Last post by Julia-Rocket-German-Tutor - January 28, 2021

amazing program

I am constantly amazed at how comprehensive Rocket Language German is!!

1 reply - Last post by Julia-Rocket-German-Tutor - January 14, 2021

Using the Search option to look up separable verbs

I would like to provide some constructive criticism regarding the Search option as it pertains to separable verbs in German. In lesson 21.5, we are presented with the noun “das Anschließen”. I recalled that I encountered this nominalised verb in a previou...

1 reply - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - January 5, 2021

Flashcards

Is there a way for me to get the Flashcards to go from English to German (i.e., presentation is in English, answer is in German), rather than the other way around?

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - December 8, 2020

Lesson 18.5 Cakes, Bread and the like

Hello Rocket German Team,  I'm up to Lesson 18.5 Cakes, Bread and the like.I've noticed that there 3 instances of a word or two missing about half way down the page in a couple of sentences under Bread, Bread, Bread.  “White bread is considered to be  (?)...

1 reply - Last post by Julia-Rocket-German-Tutor - December 8, 2020

Review Test at the End of Each Module

I began using the new version of Rocket German while in the midst of module 20. Up until that point, at the end of each module, there was a test - a general review of the entire module, which was scored after completing the test. I just finished module 20...

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - December 7, 2020

recording speed

The voice recorder doesn't seem to have enough time to let me say the longer level 2 phrases right. When I try to say them at a slower pace, I run out of time. When I try to speed up and say it quickly, I make mistakes. Is there anything that can be done ...

2 replies - Last post by Dean V - December 7, 2020

New Edition of Rocket German

To the Administrator:On the Leaderboard statistics, there continue to be 5 time periods in which the learner can check his accumulated points as well as his standing vis-a-vis other learners in the course: Last 24 Hours, Last 7 Days, Last 30 Days, Last 12...

5 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - November 30, 2020

Play It

What is the best way to use the Play It feature?  How are you using it?

2 replies - Last post by Larry857 - November 28, 2020

Recording my voice

Hi Everybody, Is there anybody who can help me with my voice recording during the cours?It is a nightmare to learn because time to time this course lose my voice and I am not able to recording myself which is very important to get the certification. I wou...

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - November 26, 2020

Double up of sentences in Lesson 18.2 Im Supermarkt

Wie geht's!I'm up to Lesson 18.2, Im Supermarkt of the German course and have noticed that one of the sentences is doubled up.“Genau, dann kann ich ausschlafen und habe noch immer gunug Zeit, alles vorzubereiten”.I'm guessing this is an oversight?Danke,Su...

2 replies - Last post by Julia-Rocket-German-Tutor - November 24, 2020

Printing the lessons on .pdf format

Today I started using the new edition of Rocket German after using the old version for more than a year. In the old version, there was a print option at the top of each lesson to print out the conversation and extra vocabulary. This was a useful tool for ...

3 replies - Last post by Peter--252 - November 18, 2020

What's wrong with saved vocab?

According to the header, saved vocab is supposed to allow you to search the whole course for words and phrases.In the past it was always possible to do this and it was a useful feature.At the moment it seems that you can only search for words that you hav...

2 replies - Last post by sfpugh - November 16, 2020

Lesson 4.4 At the Restaurant

Hi, I've just completed lesson 4.4 At the Restaurant and tried to do the questions at the bottom.  In the section where we write our answers there a question asking about Rosewein.  There is supposed to be a little dash above the ‘e’ in Rose, but there is...

2 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - November 15, 2020

Level 2 Difficulty

I have just started on Level 2 of Rocket German, and the difficulty jump hit me like a brick wall. The phrases have doubled in length, and the tutors speak so fast that I have trouble understanding what they are saying. It am not complaining, but the chan...

1 reply - Last post by Julia-Rocket-German-Tutor - November 9, 2020

14.3 a sentence where record doesn't work properly

from 14.3Du weißt doch, dass Stephanie nächste Woche fünfunddreißig wird.You know that Stephanie turns 35 next week. (casual, singular)It is impossible to get this sentence wrong. You can press record and make any sound and it will terminate and you will ...

4 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - October 15, 2020

Level of toughness

Hallo . I am in Level 1 in Rocket German . I am not learning German through any other means or medium as of now . I find that from Module 5 onwards , the toughness of the language has taken a leap. In the sense, I am unable to retain/recollect  the new v...

2 replies - Last post by Julia-Rocket-German-Tutor - October 13, 2020

Do you have to pay to get the 2021 edition if you already have the 2020 edition?

I wanted to know if the 2021 edition is a trial, or if it will replace the current 2020 layout. If it does replace the current system, will you have to pay again to get the new features?

1 reply - Last post by Julia-Rocket-German-Tutor - October 5, 2020

Having trouble with recording during play it tests

I have just started revising with the play it tests using the new version and I find that it often fails to recognise the last word in a sentence although it is clearly present on the playback. I don't seem to get this problem when I record an individual ...

7 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - October 5, 2020

Spätestens am Flughafen würdest du dann aber doch geschnappt.

From 11.1 The parking ticket extra vocabSpätestens am Flughafen würdest du dann aber doch geschnappt.At the last minute you'd go to the airport but then you'd get caught. (casual, singular)I think this translation is confusing as it doesn't actually say “...

1 reply - Last post by Julia-Rocket-German-Tutor - September 28, 2020

Bold words in "Write it", lesson 3.8

There seem to be several mistakes in the new German lessons. Several days ago another user pointed out that some lessons provide as the correct answer for the "Write it" exercises the sentences in English (instead of German). I myself saw this in lesson 3...

3 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - September 15, 2020

Write It! issue

Can you please help me resolve this issue. Somehow my Write It! section in the Reinforcement Activities has switched from making me write what I hear to translating what I hear into English. This started as I was going back over the old lessons in Level 1...

6 replies - Last post by JoseAG - September 11, 2020

iOS - German Lesson 2.2 On a Tour playback/download issue

For some reason, the German Audio Interactive "Lesson 2.2 On a Tour" does not play or download on any of my iOS devices. I am up-to-date with the latest for both iOS and app versions.  It plays just fine on the desktop version. Any help would be appreciat...

4 replies - Last post by Herbert-L - September 7, 2020

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