German Feedback and Comments

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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

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 sebongela - 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

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...

20 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - April 9, 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

New Level 1 Interactive Audio Course

Hello Rocket German team, I've started to go over the level 1 Dashboard with the new Interactive Audio Course and saw in Lesson 1.1 that there are 2 new descriptions of similar sentences.  'Du sprichst gutes Deutsch' is interpreted as 'You speak good Ger...

1 reply - Last post by Julia-Rocket-German-Tutor - August 24, 2020

Hmnnns...Umnns...etc

Maybe there shouldn't be so many moments when Matthias says "hmmn" or "umnn" or "ahhh" that you have to repeat?! The voice recognition never thinks my hmnn is exactly the same as his and then I end up practicing saying umn a bunch because everything else ...

1 reply - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - August 10, 2020

Corrections in Lesson 14.3

I would recommend the corrections below for lesson 14.3: German: "von der mir am Telefon nichts erzählen konntest?" Current English translation: "that you couldn't tell me about on the phone?"  Recommended English translation: "that you couldn't tell me ...

4 replies - Last post by RobertR34 - July 31, 2020

Corrections in Lesson 14.1

Hallo Julia, I would suggest the following corrections in Lesson 14.1: Currently: Das beste ist das riesige Festmal. Recommended: Das Beste ist das riesige Festmal. Currently: Glühwein ist sowieso das beste an Weihnachten. Recommended: Glühwein ist sow...

10 replies - Last post by sfpugh - July 18, 2020

Beginner Question on Level 1 Dashboard Subcategories

Guten Abend - 1st day learning German and so far, so good. Quick question on the courses: Is it recommended to move among the interactive, language, and survival sections? I'm working through the interactive courses in order but supplementing them with th...

2 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - July 13, 2020

Corrections in Lesson 13.4

It was not originally my intention to write to you with suggestions for corrections; however, Lesson 13.4 has a number of errors, and for the benefit of those who have not yet reached this lesson, I recommend the following corrections: German: Herr Berge...

1 reply - Last post by Julia-Rocket-German-Tutor - July 6, 2020

Error in Lesson 7.7

Just an FYI--the Culture Lesson in Lesson 7.7 starts with a couple grammatical errors: "If you ask a German about they're favorite sport" would be more correct as "If you ask Germans about their favorite sport." Regards.

3 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - June 29, 2020

Nik

I just wanted to relay how much I enjoy listening to whoever voices the character Nik in the lessons.  If I were Paul & had to be around her all the time, I could see her constant cheerfulness getting on my nerves, but in the lessons I find myself smiling...

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

Ways to practice the language.

Hallo .  I really find 'Flash Cards' a good way of testing how much I can remember the German vocabulary and grammer . I typically don't do them along with the lesson , but later on, to test how much I remember after a long gap .  I wish you could add mo...

4 replies - Last post by Julia-Rocket-German-Tutor - June 2, 2020

? typo in 20.4 Extra vocab

From 20.4 At the Dinner Table Sie sind auf dem Küchentisch. Ich habe dir ein Wurst- und ein Käsebrot gemacht. They are on the kitchen table. I've made you one sausage and one cheese sandwich. (casual, singular) Shouldn't that be eine as it is "die ...

4 replies - Last post by sfpugh - May 28, 2020

How to go about certification .

Hi. I would like to know how should I go about getting the required language certification in German? I am earning the language only through Rocket Language.  Vielen Dank.

6 replies - Last post by VidyaMS - May 25, 2020

Very long sentences in lesson 10.2 (and others)

Since starting Level 2 of Rocket German I have noticed that in some of the lessons (I have done the first 2 modules) there are some very long sentences that are spoken briefly in the introduction to the lesson, but then included in activities. One of the ...

9 replies - Last post by Peter--252 - May 4, 2020

Vocabulary should always give the genders of nouns

Hi I have noticed that there are quite a few occasions where nouns are given without der die das. I have learnt to my cost that it is a really bad idea to learn a noun without its gender. For example in 10.2   Extra Vocab, we have "Zeitung" and "Anzeige",...

1 reply - Last post by Julia-Rocket-German-Tutor - May 3, 2020

progress

I knew some German so started level 2 I have logged on  36 times, but l feel that i am not improving  anybody else feel this way? Any ideas on ways to supplement rocket German?     Michael

2 replies - Last post by michael-m301 - May 2, 2020

Search function not working

No matter what I enter in the search bar it returns a blank! Why?

8 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - April 20, 2020

5.7 Making Things Negative

Looking at lesson 5.7, this sentence is given as an example with no audio component. https://members.rocketlanguages.com/members/german/lessons/4702/5-7-making-things-negative-nie-and-niemals "Wir wollen das Auto nie kaufen, sodern mieten." Should the s...

2 replies - Last post by Tyler. - April 20, 2020

Recommended order of courses

For the more advanced guys, in which order would you recommend me going through the course? First the audio lessons then the language lessons, or just mix and match going one and one? I have gone through my first module, but couldn't figure out a good ord...

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

Learning while driving or running

I'd be interested in how anyone might be utilizing these materials via smartphone while driving or running.  Obviously it can't substitute for the time you spend working through the lessons at a computer & keyboard, but it would be nice to make use of lon...

4 replies - Last post by BrianH51 - April 1, 2020

starten vs anfangen

In lesson 5.9 we have "Die Woche startet wolkig" "The week is starting cloudy". I just wondered, is there a difference between starten and anfangen or are they interchangeable?

7 replies - Last post by ClaudetteD2 - March 12, 2020

Lesson 5.5 spoken sentence different from written

In lesson 5.5 we have the phrase "Das Pferd trägt seinen Sattel" = "The horse is wearing its saddle". Since the lesson is on possessive adjectives this makes sense. However I'm pretty sure that the speaker is saying "Das Pferd trägt einen Sattel". This i...

3 replies - Last post by Julia-Rocket-German-Tutor - March 2, 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...

5 replies - Last post by Anfänger1920 - March 2, 2020

Sentences translations

Disable English translations. User to define when he / she wants to see the translation

2 replies - Last post by thaisinha - February 12, 2020

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