German Feedback and Comments

If you have some questions or want to share some feedback about your course, there’s a good chance a fellow learner has had the same idea! You can take a look at some of the latest posts to see if your question has already been answered, or share your thoughts with the Rocket German teachers and learners by posting a new conversation.

Kaffee Trinken

Hi Lesson 1.2 explains how to order Kaffee with milk and/or sugar. How do I order it "black"? thanks Will

3 replies - Last post by trunkaffe91 - May 25, 2009

Missing Quiz

I love the new online format. It appears the quiz for lesson '4.6 To Speak or Not to Speak' is missing. There is just a box to submit answers, but no questions.

1 reply - Last post by dpritchett - May 22, 2009

Cold reception in Germany

After completing Rocket German and almost completing More Rocket German I traveled to Germany to attend a Fomula 1 auto race at Spa in Belgium. I was excited about the prospect of trying my new German language skills. I had also previously completed a 90 ...

4 replies - Last post by Bindi - May 20, 2009

I'm lost! Ich bin verloren!

Dear Natalie, I own both Rocket German and More Rocket German. I haven't logged onto this site in months and now it seems completely different! I don't remember how\where to access the Rocket German audio lessons, I remember vaguely that I would click ont...

2 replies - Last post by Paul-Weber - May 19, 2009

More Rocket German missing lessons

Lesson 17.1 plays 16.4 again; Lesson 17.3 plays 17.2 again. Can this be corrected? Thanks

1 reply - Last post by Paul-Weber - May 6, 2009

New members area is Great.

Looks like a lot of hard work went into the new members area. Thank you all for keeping this course and website up to date. Harold G

1 reply - Last post by HaroldG - May 1, 2009

How love made me learn German...

Hallo Alle!! Everything started a year and a half ago. I met this guy from Germany who came as an exchange student to the University of Milwaukee, WI, and we became really close. We would only speak English to communicate, and sometimes Spanish (Spanish...

3 replies - Last post by Paul-Weber - April 6, 2009

Description missing, when paying using PayPal

Another suggestion (you'll grow to love me..!!) I purchased the *$169.90 USD* set of Rocket German yesterday, paid using PayPal... and the PayPal receipt I was emailed has a blank space as the Description of what I've just bought. This kinda makes it d...

1 reply - Last post by UncleMike987 - March 3, 2009

Gruetzi !

Guten Tag and all that ! Well, as a proud new member of the Rocket German forum, I thought I'd drop a line and say hello. I moved to Switzerland 2 years ago, and now have a race to learn German before my half-English, half-Swiss 1-year-old daughter star...

1 reply - Last post by UncleMike987 - March 2, 2009

Der/Die/Das on the audio recordings..

Just a quick mention that I wish the recordings would always introduce new words in the Der/Dir/Das format straightaway. At the moment, the recordings introduce words in the format "Bahnhof. _Der_ Bahnhof". I've taken to trying to ignore th...

2 replies - Last post by UncleMike987 - March 2, 2009

Guten Tag!

I started German at 7th grade because it was either Spanish or German and I thought everybody was taking Spanish, so I wanted to try something different from lots of the other kids. I am now a senior in high school, currently in my 5th year of German, wi...

3 replies - Last post by Matumic - March 3, 2008

Rocket Megavocab question

I figured out how to add new words in the Rocket German Megavocab game. But when I need to type in the German word there doesn't seem to be a way to type in the German characters so that it is an accurate German spelling. Is there a way to type in the G...

1 reply - Last post by davidkohlmeyer - February 11, 2009

Audio Pause button

I think it would be really helpful if all the audio sections built into the page would have the capability of pausing. My only options are start and stop, and when starting I find that things like: Werden Sie eine warme Mahlzeit servieren? are pretty...

3 replies - Last post by Russinbavaria - January 19, 2009

mehr antworten

wie geht es ihnen konnen Sie bitte mir helfen? (a) Schenk mir noch eine Stunde --- (von lied - Jurgens) warum nicht: schenken mir noch eine Stunden? oder geben Sie mir noch eine Stunde? was bedeutet das worte - schenk - en...

4 replies - Last post by (deleted) - November 28, 2008

Technician Working on Germany Machinery

I am a mechanical technician for a chocolate company and quite a bit of our company's manufacturing equipment comes from Germany. In 2005 I traveled to Germany to train at an equipment manufacturer’s facility. I neither enjoyed nor learned as much as I ...

1 reply - Last post by K2Mechanic - November 22, 2008

3,5 Millionen

how would you say numbers such as 3,5 Millionen in German? Zum Berlin ist auch mit 3,5 Millionen Menschen die größte Stadt von Deutschland

3 replies - Last post by Ashen - November 5, 2008

giving out a phone number in German

When giving out a phone number, what is used for the number 'zero', 'null', or 'zero' or? (In English, 'oh', or 'zero' is used, interchangeably.)

1 reply - Last post by slomo - November 4, 2008

worte helfe

koennen Sie mier helfen zu diese woerter verstehen, bitte? (a) "...Nun bilde ich mir ein, dass auch aus Funken..." (Now a picture do I have that was sent out?) und (b) "... Ein Feuer werden kann..." (A fire will come?) Ich...

4 replies - Last post by (deleted) - October 23, 2008

more rocket german

does More Rocket German ever go on sale? It was $69 when I joined, which was for members, but I can't find that. Will that price be available again. Danke

1 reply - Last post by kestrel - October 25, 2008

Where do I get more information on "More Rocket German&

Hi, The Rocket German course is very good. I would therefore like to download the More Rocket German - sometime soon. However, the members area does not lead me to a link that would make that possible. A google search always takes me to a page that ...

2 replies - Last post by amitabh1702 - July 4, 2008

German Soap Operas

Does anybody know of any German Soap Operas they sell over the net on DVD?

2 replies - Last post by mxyloreda - October 5, 2008

Missing lessons??

Nathalie, I have lesson 2.2, Part 1 and so assume (perhaps wrongly) that if there is a Part one, there must be a 2.2, Part two. If so, I am missing it. Also, I have a lesson 2.3, Part Two but no 2.3, Part one (again assuming that if there is a part two, t...

2 replies - Last post by Switch - October 1, 2008

Help with English translation of a German Song

Wondering if you would help me with the translation of the following song. I found these German lyrics on the internet and presume that they are correct. Name of Song is: Schlosser die im Monde liegen aus der Operette Frau Luna Schlosser, die i...

3 replies - Last post by (deleted) - May 31, 2008

The German iTunes Store

I'm wondering if anyone here can help me out. I'm trying to access the iTunes store for Deutschland and get an error message (-50). I contacted iTunes "help" and they responded with some computerese garbage that means nothing to me. I tried t...

2 replies - Last post by Ashen - September 12, 2008

shakespeare german link

Ive been told that reading shakespeare type stuff can help english speakers learn german quicker,because germans speak how we used to speak,word order i mean

1 reply - Last post by devomark2 - June 26, 2008

Guten Abend!

Guten Abend! Mein name ist Paulina and I just joined Rocket German. I tried the 6-day course and I decided to purchase the whole package and give it a trial. Am married to a German guy for 3 years now and we a have a little boy of 18 months old. My h...

1 reply - Last post by Paulina-Tsangara - July 23, 2008

In order to graduate

I hope to graduate soon from the University of Palermo where I'm majoring in English Literature and minoring in German. I need to complete my last 3 degree requirements which include: German Language and Literature Levels 1 and 2 and German Written Tran...

1 reply - Last post by mxyloreda - June 13, 2008

Words and phrases for chatting with kids

Hallo alle zusammen! I have purchased the Rocket German package mid of this month and I joined the forum some days ago. I had a quick view on the Audio lessons in order to see what we are about to learn and being able to talk by the end of the cours...

1 reply - Last post by Paulina-Tsangara - July 29, 2008

Picture of Nik & Paul

I'm just about done with the course (on lesson 7.3) and have amazed the Germans at work (we're owned by a large German corporation) with my progress in just 6 weeks. I'm not kidding when I say I can talk with my collegues in long as they use b...

1 reply - Last post by sommer0420 - October 4, 2007

MegaVerbs Crashing

Hi, I don't know what's wrong with my MegaVerbs game but everytime I access it, I never get to finish it because a message always pops up saying that Adobe Projector has encountered some problems and would need to close. This is not exactly the first t...

2 replies - Last post by (deleted) - August 16, 2008

Moving to Germany in a years time!

Hi Everyone, I am 21 years old and been with my partner for 4 years, he is with the army and we just found out that his regiment is moving to Germany next year for 6 years. So I thought instead of going over and knowing nothing, I would try this cour...

3 replies - Last post by ClaireH - April 29, 2008


My German V Homework might sound like a bit too much to answer, but any help would be greatly appreciated! Cant find any of these really in the dictionary or online translators. I found a few though.......... Have to start with or somewhere in the w...

5 replies - Last post by Paulina-Tsangara - August 13, 2008


While using MegaAudio I remarked a slight mistake with one of the pictures (I noticed at least this one, am not aware whether there are any others). The voice says "Kellner" and the picture, which shows a waiter holding dishes, underneath is wr...

0 replies - Last post by Paulina-Tsangara - August 11, 2008

Tips for helping my memory!

Hallo dear all! I have tried the 6-Day Course beginning of this month and mid of the month I purchased the Rocket German Package but, honestly said, since then I haven´t been able to proceed much further. Am still working on the unit 1.4 of the Audio ...

9 replies - Last post by Paulina-Tsangara - August 5, 2008


Hallo! My name is Dale and I moved with my family to Germany in August last year (07). We live about 50km East of Frankfurt Am Main. We came here as my wife was seconded by the UK Goverment to work in the European School in Frankfurt. We have two c...

4 replies - Last post by Paulina-Tsangara - July 28, 2008

Grammar lessons with audio

I would also appreciate receiving the weekly grammar lessons with audio. Kindly send all of the previous ones that you have facilitated since April. Thank you. Paulina

1 reply - Last post by paulinawitt - July 15, 2008


Hey Anyone. I saw a movie last night called "Ladies in Lavender". It's got Judi Dench in it, so may not be everyones 'cup of tea' but what it DOES have, is a fair amount of spoken German! Always useful! Have fun learning (and showing off y...

7 replies - Last post by mxyloreda - July 6, 2008

Hallo from Canada

Hallo to all from Nova Scotia, Canada I just purchased Rocket German for a few reasons. A) to learn something new B) my grandmother (sadly deceased) is of German heritage and I wish to explore it a little ( her maiden name was Meisner ) C) my husband...

1 reply - Last post by devomark2 - June 23, 2008

Incorrect transcript

The transcript for MoreRocketGerman Lesson 1.3 is not int the correct order. It also is missing a couple words and has a few unnecessary words. Just wanted to give a heads up. :)

1 reply - Last post by (deleted) - June 18, 2008

Problem accessing the original Rocket German course

Hi, I noticed after I purchased the More Rocket German course, now when I log in I can only access that course - I can't seem to access the original Rocket German course anymore. Am I not seeing a link to the page with the original course? I can ...

2 replies - Last post by bachiera - June 18, 2008

Exercices missing

I don't find the exercices any more - They used to be with the grammar lessons - Now, withthe new presentation I just get "the guide to grammar" but no exercices -

1 reply - Last post by tamiatis - June 13, 2008

Downloading Audio with Grammar?

Hi, firstly, I just downloaded More RG - am enjoying it immensely! Thanks for putting it together! My question is about downloading the audio with grammar - I followed the link you sent out in a previous post:

1 reply - Last post by bachiera - June 14, 2008

More Rocket German Bonus Audio

When I try to download these, I get the members page downloaded as an HTML document, instead of the audio. I have downloaded the regular audio lessons without a problem. Do you have a suggestion to get the bonus audio properly downloaded? Many thanks...

6 replies - Last post by osirisra - June 13, 2008

overcoming shyness

I've always considered myself a bit timid ( By the way, how do you say shy in German?) but I feel that making dumb mistakes while writing in German is a great way to overcome shyness! So, you can read my first contribution, chock-full of mistakes in the ...

1 reply - Last post by mxyloreda - June 12, 2008

More Rocket German - bonuses

I was one of the first to buy the new More Rocket German, and I've downloaded everything - but where are the bonus lessons, the ones on Feelings/Emotions, House, Survival, etc. They're invisible to me right now! Thanks Judy

2 replies - Last post by Judywan - June 11, 2008

Grammar with audio

Hey there, so many of you have asked whether we can add audio to the grammar lesons. Here we are: We will now send out our updated audio grammar lessons once a week. Enjoy and don't forget to check your inbox :D

4 replies - Last post by (deleted) - April 22, 2008


Hi there, this might be a stupid question, but how do you do the "esszett" and "Umlauts" on the computer? Thank you Jenny

3 replies - Last post by xocwjjb - May 31, 2008

Why aren't users chatting?

The only thing I dislike about this program is that users don't communicate. I thought this forum was a place to try-out the German you have learned. Is there a place I am not looking at? What I mean is there is no open communication. I am happy with all ...

2 replies - Last post by (deleted) - May 21, 2008

Problems with Private Messages

Nathalie I have tried to send you a PM twice now without success, although I press submit, it just sits in my outbox, are there problems with this part of the website? Incidently I sent the message as a PM because it seems that the forums aren't bein...

1 reply - Last post by Ken1 - May 18, 2008

No Pronunciation?

First of all, I'd like to say that I find the audio files invaluable - learning while driving has been great! However, when I get the chance to look over the accompanying grammar material, I find it odd there isn't any included pronunciation. Was this...

4 replies - Last post by wharmon - March 23, 2008

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