German Feedback and Comments

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Ihr Hotel läuft gut.

Rocket Languages may want to contact that person that is publishing their course online. Found on the web: http://docs4.chomikuj.pl/1731338464,PL,0,0,7.1-Talking-About-Yours-or-Mine-Part-1_v1.01.pdf   I had originally posted a question here rega...

1 reply - Last post by Byron-K21 - February 24, 2015

What did Paul say before the Rocket Review 6.4 The First Date

Hello Everybody, Can't quite make out a little word that doesn't show up in the lesson. No big deal, but if somebody (or Paul himself) happened to catch it, I would love to write it down. http://members.rocketlanguages.com/lessons/51 6.4 The First Date...

2 replies - Last post by jason☺ - February 8, 2015

German articles (Nullartikel)

Hello, Should we use an article in this phrase: Wir kochen eine Suppe. We’re cooking soup. http://members.rocketlanguages.com/lessons/78 In English, this is normal to say without an article and if you compare with and without using Google it's a 4/1470 ...

4 replies - Last post by jason☺ - February 7, 2015

Which language to study next?

Has anyone gone on to learn another language after German? I am nearing the end of the 3rd Rocket German course and thinking about what I'd like to learn next. I will, of course, continue using German by reading books, listening to music, watching movie...

13 replies - Last post by jason☺ - January 25, 2015

Tongue Twisters

I was at my local German club in England and a few German people asked me if i knew this word. Streichholzschachtelcen. I just know they were winding me up because of their laughter. They said find out for next month. Anyone out there who can translate i...

4 replies - Last post by jason☺ - January 15, 2015

Recent German Activity has stopped.

I am presently a Rocket German student. However, my Rocket German Course has recently has been removed from any normal online access. Please advise.

1 reply - Last post by jason☺ - January 8, 2015

why i want to learn German...?

Hallo, meine Name ist Angela.. im 23 yrs old from the Philippines.. why i want to learn German? the first reason why i want to learn German because i am working as a food server in a restaurant which owned by a German guy..So almost all our customers ar...

15 replies - Last post by AbdulazizY - January 8, 2015

What happened to the badges page?

The My Badges tab is no longer visible ... what happened to it? It was so motivating to see where I stood with other German learners for the day, month, and all time. Please don't permanently do away with this! I've been trying so hard to get out of 19...

2 replies - Last post by bikeophile - December 12, 2014

Cannot Record Today

Began another German lesson today. I was in the "Testing" mode. When I got to a section of the testing that required feedback from me, I was unable to record. Yesterday all was fine. Using IE however tried Chrome to no avail. Once got a message to install...

1 reply - Last post by Robert-C7 - November 16, 2014

Listing of lessons completed

Is there a place where I can reference as to how many and which lessons I have completed so far. I have been doing them randomly so am not sure which I've done and which are not yet done. Thanks Marv.

3 replies - Last post by maha266 - November 10, 2014

Passed the A1 and A2 exams

I decided to take the A1 and A2 exams at the Goethe Institut to see how my German was progressing. I was pretty sure I would pass the A1 but wasn't sure about the A2. I'm happy to report that I passed both! I received a "Sehr gut" note for the A1 (betw...

2 replies - Last post by maha266 - November 10, 2014

Games not working anymore

Hallo alles! Ich habe ein Problem mit miener Spiele. Es funktioniert nicht mehr! :( Ich habe einen Mac-computer (OS X 10.9.1...Mavericks jetz). Is das der Grund warum es nicht funktioniert mehr? Danke!!! hello everybody! I have a problem with my "games"...

1 reply - Last post by Cristian-Montes-de-Oca - August 22, 2014

level 18 Phrase Game word "siebenundneunzigtausend"

Games: Phrase master block 5 for the word Maike will dieses Jahr " siebenundneunzigtausend" Euro verdienen. The word can't be dragged into the correct block; my geuss it to long. HELP! Maike wants to earn ninty- seven thousand euros this year.

1 reply - Last post by laura-rocket-tutor - August 21, 2014

Is there a higher level German course?

Is there a higher level German course?

7 replies - Last post by Byron-K21 - May 27, 2014

Scheduler Date is not correct local date.

The scheduler is a cool feature, but the date is apparently based on NZ time. At least it is not CDT which is my time zone. The scheduler says today is Thursday and it is still Wednesday here. Consequently, the daily points don't match up with the poin...

2 replies - Last post by Byron-K21 - April 5, 2014

Mega games not working on mavericks (Mac OS 10.9.2)

I think I already posted this before but my German games are not working on my operating system. They quit quitting and I cannot open them. I love the games cause they are great for learning tenses of verbs. Is any solution to this? I already uninstalled ...

1 reply - Last post by Rocket-Languages - April 3, 2014

Love the new "Play It" feature!

I love the new "Play It" feature that was added! I'll be honest, I could never do the "role playing" exercises because I couldn't remember all the words. Now, with "Play It", I can gradually learn the responses more easily. Thanks, Rocket German!

1 reply - Last post by Rocket-Languages - April 3, 2014

Is there a higher level German course?

Is there a higher level German course?

1 reply - Last post by Byron-K21 - March 23, 2014

do i have to do the written material

do i have to do the written material with each lesson?

1 reply - Last post by Byron-K21 - January 15, 2014

Tips And Tricks

Hi Everbody I am new to rocket German and loving it. I would like to know if listening to German tv , radio and music at such an early stage in my learning would help me. A friend told me i should be doing this first before i started Rocket German. This...

4 replies - Last post by Gary-W48 - January 12, 2014

Language and Culture lesson 1.6 Talking About People

The recordings for the German phrases go too fast for me to be able to clearly hear what she is saying. I haven't had a problem until now; it just seems like the recording is very fast. I want to make sure my pronunciation is as clear as possible.

2 replies - Last post by Gary-W48 - January 10, 2014

Theme Music

Hallo Paul, Ich liebe Rocket deutschen! Ich trage es auf meinem iPod und hören während der Fahrt. Ich bin gekommen, um das Thema Musik wirklich zu genießen. Können Sie mir sagen, was es ist? Vielen Dank! Ich freue mich auf die Fertigstellung meiner Ebene ...

1 reply - Last post by Paul-Weber - January 7, 2014

Ich habe eine deutsche Frau getroffen...

"...und ich habe sie gern?" oder, "...und ich sie gern habe?" Es ist wahr daß ich habe sie getroffen, aber wie sage ich daß ich sie mögen?

2 replies - Last post by Richard-M122 - December 23, 2013

Why does the page return to the top when I save a vocab?

Every time I enter a word into my vocab and save it, the page returns to the top even if I was at the middle or bottom of the page. Why does it do this, and can it be fixed?

7 replies - Last post by Kat21 - December 11, 2013

Android App

I would like to ask when your platform of Android app will be updated for 2014 features. Also I have some problems in the usability of your app, is not being very helpfull as I want to. (E.g. when I record and rate lessons, I have to do log out and then l...

0 replies - Last post by Renan-S - December 10, 2013

Easy books

Can anyone recommend some very elementary books in German? I'm looking for something that might be easy enough for an 8 or 9 year old with simple sentences. If it were a Kindle book, that would be even better.

7 replies - Last post by MaeLynn - November 16, 2013

I love the new written portion of the course!

Good job on the new written portion of the course! It really does add a lot to my German learning to not only hear, speak and read, but also to write in German! (I don't know enough yet to write this in German, though ... working on that!)

3 replies - Last post by Byron-K21 - October 5, 2013

German speakers

Right when I think I can listen to German TV or radio I get a reality check....Why is it that German speakers seem to not take breaks between words? Really, when I listen all I hear is one very long word broken up by an occasional UND. I know some spanis...

15 replies - Last post by MaeLynn - October 4, 2013

Dashboard Updates not working

They were working for me previously, but I just completed the quiz and tests in 22.1 and nothing is being recorded in the dashboard although it is recorded in the test tab.

0 replies - Last post by Byron-K21 - October 3, 2013

Language & Culture Lessons Speaker is an absolute disaster

I have said it already once, but the lady on Language & Culture Lessons section is a disaster. She should not be used as a speaker to help student learn German! She is too difficult to unsderstand. She swallows half of the words. She is a bad choice...

7 replies - Last post by Kathleen-H21 - October 3, 2013

Phrase and Word Master not working

I have a Mac and I use either Safari or Chrome, both programs don't load at all. The Word Master loads and says "refresh" with the bar but then disappears and nothing. The Phrase Master just sits there. Not sure if I need to do something else. Any hel...

1 reply - Last post by Kathleen-H21 - September 26, 2013

Hilfe finden ein fernsehen programm and/or grade my German.

Hallo Paul und alle. Ich bin ein grosse NENA fan seit 1984. Ich gefunden ein fernsehen programm called "100 Prozent",..... mit NENA. Ich glaube es ist episode #1. Does anyone know how or where I can find this episode with subtitles? Sie sprechen zu s...

3 replies - Last post by Paul-Weber - September 18, 2013

Cultural lessons voice

Hi Does anybody answers this forum to the questions being asked here? I have seen some of them for months and I do have the same questions!!!! Is any other way to contact any teacher to answer questions arising from the lessons? Thanks

4 replies - Last post by Paul-Weber - September 1, 2013

Sleep like a starfish?

Despite her British accent, I get the feeling that English is not Nik's first language. In the audio lesson 4.1 she says, "You might as well get a double room and sleep like a starfish." I'm sure she meant to "sleep like a star"...unless this is some s...

3 replies - Last post by bikeophile - July 29, 2013

Where is the written section of the course?

Nik keeps referring to the written course materials. I don't think I know what she is referring to. Where are the written materials?

1 reply - Last post by Byron-K21 - July 17, 2013

Proficiency Test Certificates. What level are they?

I have been doing the lessons for quite a while now but I never did any of the proficiency tests. Now though, I live in Germany and would like to be able to quantify how well I speak German as I am looking for work here. The information on the Proficien...

2 replies - Last post by Byron-K21 - July 16, 2013

"thirty five" in German?

Guten Tag! I have a question in lesson 2.6 in Rocket German. In the examples on line 4, it says: Er ist funfunddreßig Jahre alt. In the numbers, it says: funfundreißig.Which is correct? Coolcader

2 replies - Last post by Paul-Weber - July 1, 2013

Supplementary audio tracks; too fast playing

Hello Paul and my fellow co-learners, I've experienced quite annoying element as far as supplementary audio tracks are involved; I mean those like in "my level" rating - the short ones. In certain portion (would say 1/4) the audio track plays that fast th...

2 replies - Last post by Tomas--1 - June 25, 2013

Moving to Germany

I am moving to Germany on the 30th. Is there anything major I need to know before I get there?

1 reply - Last post by coolcader - June 19, 2013

How much German...?

How much German does one learn with the free trial? And how much German does one know after completing the first level and then all three levels?

2 replies - Last post by coolcader - June 19, 2013

Comments not posting?

For some reason, if I ask a question it will post. But if I respond to a question it won't post.

1 reply - Last post by coolcader - June 19, 2013

download all the pdf's with one click?

You brilliantly upgraded your site to allow all the audio tracks to download at a single click. Why not do the same for the pdf files? I find it much easier to read a printed document (or one I could put on my Kindle, etc.) than to scroll through web pa...

2 replies - Last post by coolcader - June 19, 2013

Fuzzy sounding greeting recording

My Microsoft headset audio sounds fuzzy when I try to record my "hello" greeting.. Is it my microphone's fault? thank you. ron

2 replies - Last post by coolcader - June 19, 2013

speech speed

The speech speed of level 2 (premium plus) and level 3 (platinum) is like ICE and RB. In the most advanced lessons Matthias and Sabine talk in a unnaturally slow speed which I barely hear in the real world. On the other hand Matthias and Sandra are rushi...

2 replies - Last post by coolcader - June 19, 2013

Dowloading lessons on the android ap

Does anyone know if there is a way to download the audio lessons on the updated Android ap, or was that removed? I'm hoping it's still there, since that was all I used it for.

2 replies - Last post by coolcader - June 19, 2013

Someone should Properly translate German into English

What kind of English translation is that for the German expression: Es ist fünf vor halb sieben. "It’s five minutes before half past six." Not only we have to figure out the German crazy expression to tell that it is 6:25. But we also have to figure o...

3 replies - Last post by Byron-K21 - June 12, 2013

Android Problem

Hello! I am writing to report an problem with android version of Rocket German. I can't record my voice on "practice" or "my level". I click on red button but nothing happens. Could you help me? This is a great tool that I can use everywhere where there...

3 replies - Last post by coolcader - June 11, 2013

word master - German

Is it just me or do other people struggle with the Word Master game? It's not so much of getting the correct spelling, but more of not having the mouse dragging the letters correctly. I wish that it would say the word, give you about a second or two to ...

7 replies - Last post by coolcader - June 10, 2013

Language and culture sections Speaker.

Could you please replace that lady who speaks in the language and culture sections! She is difficult to understand! We are learning! And that should be taken into consideration when the speaker is saying the sentences! Why don't you use Nik or Paul, a lo...

2 replies - Last post by coolcader - June 7, 2013

Language and Culture "lady"

Again the Language and Culture "lady" (a teenager who did not sleep enough, I guess) is a disaster. She is very painful to work with and should not be presenting the material. She is totally inept and does not seem to have any passion in teaching. She s...

3 replies - Last post by coolcader - June 7, 2013

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