German Feedback and Comments

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best way to work through the course?

Hi, 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 the audio conversations (a few times each) and practicing the pronunciation regularly afte...

10 replies - Last post by Byron-K21 - March 13, 2013

Written material

Nik says that I'll learn about Gut becoming Guten in "the written material that corresponds to this course." Where do I find that written material?

1 reply - Last post by Byron-K21 - March 4, 2013

How do i get more points

In the "How do i get more points " its says Share content via social media what does that mean or what do i do??

3 replies - Last post by Lindzey-T - February 13, 2013

badges

what is comes after certified germanophile??

6 replies - Last post by Byron-K21 - February 11, 2013

Learning to write in german

Will going back after each lesson and learning to write the coversations that were printed help in the process of learning to speak and write in German? Also is there a German keyboard download that everyone recomends that will help me to type correctly i...

3 replies - Last post by Shannon-S - January 30, 2013

Hi

Which Washington, Lindzey? DC or the state?

18 replies - Last post by Byron-K21 - January 15, 2013

Mega cards point?

Am I missing something on the Mega cards game? Do you just answer the question in your mind and wait until the timer is up?

2 replies - Last post by libbylos - January 14, 2013

time?

Is there a certain time when Rocket German runs out or do i have this account forever?

2 replies - Last post by Lindzey-T - January 8, 2013

Downloading Audio Lessons

Hi I've recently purchased Rocket German. One of the reasons I chose it was because it advertised that I could download the audio lessons and listen to them on my ipod. At the moment, when I click the "download" link it takes me to another page...

7 replies - Last post by saraniya-m - October 4, 2012

Lesson Downloads

Is it possible to download all the audio lesson material at one time in one place?

12 replies - Last post by azam-- - September 17, 2012

recording my voice

Hi! I am new to Rocket German and so far I like very much the part where I can tape my own voice and listen to it comparing how it suppose to sound with the native pronunciation. But I think something is missing... I just finished lesson 2.1 and I am abou...

34 replies - Last post by Shannon-S - August 15, 2012

Where are the Grammar lessons???

Hi Nathalie, Thanks for all your help so far! I'm a bit confused. I've downloaded both Grammar guides: Beginner and Advanced level but shouldn't there be something more? Grammar exercises or something??? Similar to those I received in the past in your n...

4 replies - Last post by susan--5 - July 21, 2012

Re Tests

Hi Paul Where should I direct feedback about the proficiency test at the end of the course? To you? or to the team? Alles Gute Shannon

8 replies - Last post by Paul-Weber - June 28, 2012

German movies as an educational source.

Anyone seen any good German movies. I recently watched a movie called 'Die Welle'. Really good film! A definite recommendation from me. I also saw, 'Die Edukators' a while back. Also really liked it. It made me wonder what else there was out there. Anyon...

10 replies - Last post by JeffTB2 - June 14, 2012

Members newsletter ERROR -7.4 Helpful Action Words Part 1!

Hi Nathalie I have just been going through the Members newsletter -7.4 Helpful Action Words Part 1! and I noticed an error with the verb Dürfen. The singular part is correct, but the plural part is written as follows wir dürfen - we are allowed to ihr ...

2 replies - Last post by monica-w - April 20, 2012

which is the right way?

On the lesson 4.4 I have found that I don't really know how to pronounce correctly. They talk about trokenen (dried) but at the quiz is spelled different. Something similar happened on lesson 4.3 with ein and einen which one is the correct one? :D Thanks ...

4 replies - Last post by Paul-Weber - March 27, 2012

translating

Hello, I have a question regarding translation of German to English. I would like to know if its more beneficial to translate literally word for word to or to translate filling in the gaps to make a sensible English sentence? I find that it is less conf...

1 reply - Last post by Paul-Weber - March 22, 2012

Life

I'm learning German because I have an interest in languages. I am Colombian but raised in the U.S. My whole family speaks Spanish and it got me thinking. Since I know Spanish and I speak English(mostly :) ), then why not learn another language? I am curr...

3 replies - Last post by Jorge-D1 - January 1, 2012

Written materials?

In the audio recordings, Nik occasionally refers to the "written materials." I signed up for Rocket German on line. While I love it so far, are there any written materials that I would have gotten if I had purchased the program at a store? Or is there a p...

4 replies - Last post by Allen-H - November 30, 2011

I Plan to Live with my Girlfriend in De in 4 months

Hallo, Mien Girlfriend is living in Germany so I must learn to speak her Language, as she is in Uni and cannt come to Australia at the moment. I am quite Excited to be learning a New Language and discover a new way to communicate. Adn this Rocket German C...

3 replies - Last post by pascal-c - November 30, 2011

Rocket German Update + Future?

Hallo, I am new here, just purchased Rocket German over thanksgiving. First of all, I want to say this is a great program to learn and I am very happy to have ended up purchasing this product (I kept my eye on it for a long time before finally buying it...

1 reply - Last post by bruce-librosmedia-com - November 29, 2011

Wanting to learn German

Hello. I love learning foreign languages. I have never learned German before, but I would like to learn it. But before I start....Is the German sentence order is the same order as English???

1 reply - Last post by Cristian-Montes-de-Oca - October 11, 2011

Moving to Germany

Hi im a 22 year old Canadian moving to Berlin for 6 months in January 2013. Right now ive done about 8 audio lessons in RG Premium and making great progress so far, but Im just wondering. I have about 15 months before I go, and want to be as fluent as pos...

0 replies - Last post by Blayne-C - October 6, 2011

Conversation Course Book?

will there be a conversation course book for Rocket German in the future, like there is for Rocket Spanish? Cheers :D

2 replies - Last post by Annie-W - September 23, 2011

Why German

Why *not*

2 replies - Last post by PA-deutsch-lover - September 17, 2011

Rocket To Austria

Hey everyone! I'm new to here and to the german language even though I've been studying it off and on for the last two years. After trying pretty much everything (pimsleur, rapid german, books, rosetta, etc.) I finally came across this great website! I...

1 reply - Last post by Cristian-Montes-de-Oca - September 6, 2011

Apps!

Even though I do not have an iPhone or iTouch I had the idea that creating applications like the MegaGerman games would be a great idea. If people are on the go and stuff they can not only have the mp3's but also the games too! I think the games themsel...

3 replies - Last post by Cristian-Montes-de-Oca - August 18, 2011

For beginners like me

As well as the Rocket German course I also wanted to start to read myself so I thought what better way than with German Children's books great for absolute beginners like me! I found this website where you can read German Children's books online for free...

3 replies - Last post by Jo-Allen - July 27, 2011

Extra vocab on Premium Plus and Platinum

One thing I liked about RG Premium lessons was that each lesson had a section called 'Extra vocabulary' that listed the vocabulary that appears in the lesson but isn't in the main conversation. I don't see anything like that in the premium plus or platin...

0 replies - Last post by PA-deutsch-lover - June 8, 2011

Studying in Switzerland

Hallo, I am learning German because the United States does not provide affordable, quality education for any but the wealthiest of its citizens. I am a high school student and due to recent financial developments, most the college money we had saved up we...

1 reply - Last post by DylanRandolph - June 21, 2010

Rocket German Platinum

Hello Everyone, I was just wondering if anyone out there has already purchased R.G. Platinum and if so...what are your thoughts? Any feedback would be greatly appreciated. I feel like I am ready to take the leap but would appreciate hearing the opinions o...

5 replies - Last post by (deleted) - April 18, 2010

Text to the Introductions

I am making my way through the Rocket German Premium Plus lessons and have difficulty understanding the introductory dialogues between Sandra and Mattias. Is there any way to have a text copy posted as their interchange sets the stage for the lesson?

3 replies - Last post by Duane - October 11, 2010

Wo ist Nathalie?

Whatever happened to Nathalie? She was always very active, gave excellent feedback and answered every post promptly with outstanding clarity. I know it's been ages since she's been on the forum. I just finally decided to inquire.

3 replies - Last post by Mitschuler - December 11, 2010

For Johanna's Family

Hallo, My name is Tamera and I was actually born in Germany, a GI brat, father was in the US Army. We left when I was 18 months old so I don't remember anything about it. I currently live in Alaska where I am a registered nurse and own a bed and breakfast...

1 reply - Last post by Tamera-A - October 2, 2010

Moderator for Conversations in German

I am disappointed that so few students take part in Your Community: Conversation in German. It is an excellent opportunity for practicing skills one learns from the lessons. Perhaps a forum administrated by Rocket German "teachers" would draw a greater a...

10 replies - Last post by Davida-S - February 19, 2011

German newsletter

I am just wondering if the Rocket German sends out a biweekly newslwtter to its members? I know the Rocket French and Spanish do. If Rocket German does, then I have not received one and so I am enquiring why?

1 reply - Last post by raugsten - December 15, 2010

My Story

Once upon a time in a galaxy far far away......... Oops, wrong story!! I started this because I really want to move back to Frankfurt. I miss Germany a lot and I miss my family. I've lived in different parts of the world but spent the majority of the la...

1 reply - Last post by Drachenherz - September 12, 2009

Contextual translation bitte!

What is the contextual (and literal) meaning of the question "Wie soll das gehen?" It's a beautiful song by Laith-Al-Deen! Danke schön : ) Jacinthe

4 replies - Last post by Mrs.-L - March 21, 2011

Travelling

Hi there, when I ordered the course, I read in disclaimer that my location and computer had been recorded to prevent fraud. Does that mean I have to use the online course (I've only purchased the online course) in UK? I travel a lot and may not even use m...

2 replies - Last post by Kenneth-M2 - March 16, 2011

My Ultimate Goal

Hi, I'm Lindsay. Last year I discovered my love for culture and decided that the way I want to express it is to learn as many languages as I can and travel all over the world. I decided to start my journey with German(I know.. :roll: ). However, despite ...

2 replies - Last post by Kenneth-M2 - March 15, 2011

bilingual with babies

Hi there everyone, I started my course a few days ago but I am not new to German.. I just wanted to do it right and get better. So I'm starting from scratch. I had my first German lesson in primary school as an 11 year old, but the classes were cance...

3 replies - Last post by bkizmann - March 3, 2011

Alles auf Deutsch

It would be very helpful if the administrators would get involved in the "Converstions in German" section of the community. Overall, really. I will ask again, "Where's Nathalie?". She was very, very active the first year I had Rocket German; in every aspe...

3 replies - Last post by Davida-S - February 9, 2011

December Updates

Hi Everyone Jason here, the CEO of Rocket Languages. Those that have been with Rocket Languages for a while will have noticed many gradual changes and face-lifts over the last couple of years. Most of these changes have come from suggestions that members...

0 replies - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo - December 10, 2010

The Story Behind My German Learning

Hello my name is Níck. I decided to learn German Because my Girlfriend is German. I met her in Australia while she was on a 1 year exchange student program. I was 22 and she was almost 18. We were together for 4 months thereabouts when she had to return ...

4 replies - Last post by lorelle - October 18, 2010

Welcome to Rocket German

Here are some guidelines on how to get the most out of your Rocket German course: Rocket German is a beginner's course in three main components: 1) audio lessons, which you listen to; 2) textual lessons, which you read; and 3) learning games, which ...

27 replies - Last post by Forres - October 1, 2010

Text and commentary accompanying Audio

Tag, I have been working my way through the audio courses as I walk to & from work, but also separately through the other material online. I notice in several of the lessons, there are references made to learning more in the written materials (eg wh...

1 reply - Last post by rglover - September 23, 2010

Question about printing

There used to be a button to print off each lesson (all under lesson 3, etc.) . I now do not see this button, or any way to print off the lessons. I really need the paper lessons so that I can write on it. Can someone please help me? Also, can someone...

3 replies - Last post by annm - August 24, 2010

Rocket German Platinum vs Premium Plus

Hi, I've received an email about Rocket German Platinum, due to be released on 03 Feb 2010. This looks promising but the gist of the message suggests that this may be the same as the Premium Plus Package. Is this correct, or is it another level beyond ...

2 replies - Last post by ockerkj - August 23, 2010

Quiz 13.7.0

Question 5: Which tense is "ich will"? The quiz says that the right answer is 'future tense.' Isn't ich will the present tense of the verb wollen?

1 reply - Last post by Paul-Weber - June 12, 2010

more inviting forum

You could label this a comment and a suggestion. I have looked at all the members to see how active the members use the forum and it seems like there is only a handful of people that have really made use of it. It seems like a couple of years since it was...

1 reply - Last post by Paul-Weber - May 14, 2010

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