German Feedback and Comments

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Exciting news

Hallo alle zusammen, we are only weeks away from launching "More Rocket German" To keep up to date visit our launch blog: :D

0 replies - Last post by (deleted) - May 15, 2008

"Trilled R"

Are there any words in German that involve rolling the r when saying them? My German teacher always does it with some of her words, but I don't know if you have to roll the r in those words.

1 reply - Last post by Matumic - May 12, 2008

German DVDs

where can i find American made movies that are in German? if anybody knows, list some websites or stores here. Cheers

3 replies - Last post by IC-Cabbie - May 7, 2008

someone please help me translate this song

Ive been listening to this song over and over again and I love it though I dont understand most of the words :lol: ... And also if someone could help me pronounce these words: zärtlichkeiten überwältigt nehm meine träume für bare münze, schwelge ...

6 replies - Last post by ClaireH - April 30, 2008

Rosetta Stone

has anybody here tried Rosetta Stone and thought it was boring and taught useless stuff?

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

Audio Lessons Conversation Text

Like most people, the first thing I did was download the audio conversations. I was a bit disappointed, though, that I had to click in and out of multiple pages to get all the conversation texts. Having now done this, and compiled them into a Word documen...

1 reply - Last post by BillBauman - December 24, 2007

Is newsletter audio downloadable?

Hi, I find the newsletter topics a very helpful addition to the regular course. Is the newsletter audio also intended to be downloadable? If so, how does one do it? If not, but there is a german-learning techie out there who has figured out how to d...

1 reply - Last post by xocwjjb - April 12, 2008

email change

Is there a way I can change my email address to get access to the members area? Although my old email address gets me there, it is no longer a valid address. Incidently I have been through the whole course and it has been immensely helpful as I can list...

1 reply - Last post by Alec - November 28, 2007

Weekly news letters

Hi Nathalie, I was wondering if there is a way to get the audio lessons onto my pc from the weekly news letters. I downloaded the rocket german course and burned it onto cd's for listening in my car. I'd like to do the same with the weekly news letter ...

1 reply - Last post by caz197 - November 5, 2007

Anomalies in "Action/Verbs" grammar chapters

Hello Nathalie: there seem to be quite a few anomalies in the sections on verbs/action words. These may be simply editing oversights; if so, perhaps you can bring them to the team's attention before the next update. Here are some examples: 4.2, Te...

2 replies - Last post by xocwjjb - April 16, 2008

Unable to Download

I am using a Mac, OS X 10.4.11; 933 MHz, 768 MB Memory. I have tried downloading Rocket German Interactive Audio Courses using Safari and Firefox. I begin at:; I click o...

1 reply - Last post by Marilyn - April 15, 2008

translation service?

Just wondering if you might know of a good translation service that might help me for a price. There are certain german songs that I would like to have the lyrics for. In addition to this I would like , if possible to get the English translation of t...

5 replies - Last post by (deleted) - March 30, 2008

Impressive course - bad marketing page

Apologies if you find this presumptious, it's not meant to be! Firstly, I'd like to say how impressed I am with your course so far. I have been studying German for over 2 years and can get by ok but wanted a refresher for all the bits I had forgotten....

3 replies - Last post by Ken1 - March 9, 2008

Hausaufgaben für Nathalie

Nathalie, Ich brauche viele hilfe bitte......Would you mind checking my homework for grammatical errors because i know there is quite a few? and grammer really counts on this goofy paper i had to write. Emil und die Detektive..... Hast du das büch ge...

21 replies - Last post by Matumic - March 7, 2008


Hi - Have just started Rocket German and I want to introduce myself and say hi to everyone here in the forum but can't find a Forum to do it in!!? Would it be possible to start one where members could say who they are, where they are from, why they are...

1 reply - Last post by santiago - February 28, 2008

Problem with MegaVocab Creator

Hello, When I first downloaded the course I loved the idea of the MegaVocab game...especially the Creator part of it where I could add the new words I was learning. But I am finding that the game is very unstable and crashes many times. Also, I've foun...

2 replies - Last post by marleman - January 31, 2008

just finished 7.4 and was wondering....

hey, sorry if there is and i missed the link but is there a "part 2" to rocket german? i just finished 7.4 of the rocket german course and would love to keep going with my german learning by using rocket languages....if there is id love the link...

6 replies - Last post by readysetgo1986 - January 26, 2008

Updates to Rocket German

Nathalie Doering and the Rocket German Team: You guys should make a tab saying "Updates to Rocket German" in the Rocket German Forum Index, just like the Rocket Spanish Forum Index has. Just so we know when you guys have updated something or...

1 reply - Last post by Matumic - August 23, 2007

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year, everyone! BTW - as I'm still very basic with my German, how would I say this in Deutsch?

1 reply - Last post by BillBauman - January 2, 2008

question on meaning of words

vielleicht du kann(st) hilfe mier? ich weis nicht was ist the sense of the following in Englisch. (don't know if the question is appropriate to this forum?) irgenwo -- Song title ist - Lieber Gott, lass die Sonne wieder scheinen - the following words ...

3 replies - Last post by (deleted) - December 9, 2007

just brought rocket german.....

its the best, i have listened to the first two audio files two times each and i now can now just for fun hold a small conversation in german with my mum.....i have to help her with the answers in advance coz she isnt learning but i just find that helps me...

1 reply - Last post by Daeved - November 27, 2007


I was wondering if anyone has come across any interesting podcasts in German out there. Rocket German has been extraordinary and I'm almost finished with the course. I really feel great about how far I've come! Vielen Dank

1 reply - Last post by Matumic - November 19, 2007

megagerman megaverbs: if has leading/trailing spaces breaks

This is a useful game - but it very unforgiving :o for example if you type in a leading space or a trailing space then it dismisses the answer as false! And it gets worse. Try this: begin by answering with a leading space - the answer is (as I just...

1 reply - Last post by Gary2 - November 5, 2007

Gaining fluency

Any suggestions on online shows, websites, or off-line otherwise, to help continue practicing and gaining fluency in German? When I learned Spanish years ago it helped tremendously to watch Spanish children's programs because they speak more slowly and...

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

Are German's approachable chaps?

This forum is terribly fun; I hope I'm not overrunning the show... Now this is just a random question. As I have no German friends I have no one to practise with, but lets say I met a German fellow or lady and I wanted to become friends with them, how...

6 replies - Last post by lorelle - October 2, 2007

MegaGerman Mac OSX

Hello. I don't know what to do to get the MegaGerman to work on a macintosh. Real Player doesn't seem to play anything and there's no real "interface" to use. What am I doing wrong? Thanks Barry

11 replies - Last post by moccasynth - September 18, 2007

German Radio - online

I listen to the following regularly on my computer: You can also get there through links are This is a neat radio station - most of the music is in English ...

3 replies - Last post by cur1611 - September 25, 2007

Song "Kuessen Verboten" from audio lesson 2.3

I thought the song "Kuessen Verboten", by the band Die Prinzen, was a great addition to lesson 2.3. It really brought the lesson to life and got vocabulary to sink in. I would love it if you put more of that in the lessons. If you want to he...

0 replies - Last post by sommer0420 - September 20, 2007

New Member.

Hello everone. I have recently purchased Rocket German on-line. I'm sure that I have made a wise decision. The clarity of the audio transferred to CDs is believe me out of this world and making the content a pleasure to listen too. I don't mind ...

2 replies - Last post by danielheath - September 15, 2007

time zones

can someone help me? I am from Wisconsin, therefore I am Central time. What would central time be GMT+-? i dont know how to figure that out. Ein bischen hilfe, bitte. Danke

3 replies - Last post by HTumaob - August 24, 2007

Wrong Articles

what does it sound like to Germans when foreigners use the wrong article for instance "Das Katze", even though i know its Die Katze or when you use the wrong "ein". P.S. Do you have any idea when "Rocket Japanese" is comin...

4 replies - Last post by Matumic - August 24, 2007

New E-Mail address

Nathalie I will shortly be changing my Internet Service provider, and will therefore have a new E-Mail address, How do I inform you of my new E-Mail address? Regards Ken.

1 reply - Last post by Ken1 - August 22, 2007

Freund, Freunde, Freundin

Hello, i always get these messed up. which one is boyfriend, girlfriend, and friend because the dictionary confuses me! Cheers :D

1 reply - Last post by Matumic - August 17, 2007

how often are we sapost to receive newsletters?

I've only received one which was from the 6 day course i think. I got the Rocket German downloadable version and haven't got any after the 1st one. Am i doing something wrong or what? do you only get the newsletters with the package or the downloadable ve...

3 replies - Last post by Matumic - August 16, 2007

text for bonus audio lessons?

is there any text for the bonus audio lessons? if not, are there any plans on the text for the bonus audio lessons? :D P.S. are there any plans for a Rocker German Level II? Thanks

1 reply - Last post by Matumic - August 15, 2007


If anyone is interested in Rock/Pop music "AK4711" is a very good all female German band. All the songs are in German, so it's good practice to sing along with!

5 replies - Last post by (deleted) - September 12, 2006

which level can you reach?

(I write here my question as I wasn't able to post it in the FAQ part of the forum). I'm thinking of buying Rocket German and therefore curious about what level you can reach using it, so I will be glad if you could tell me some sample sentemces you shoul...

7 replies - Last post by angie14 - October 25, 2006

The difference between "geben" and "schenken&

Hi Nathalie, I was chking out the verbs and I was wandering what the difference is between "geben" and "schenken"? It says that they are both "to give". Plus ... I noticed in the future for "geben" it's the sa...

2 replies - Last post by sovereign - July 11, 2007

Learning German quickly

My girlfriend is German and her father is coming to visit the United States in September. I just started learning with Rocket German and so far things are going well. I am hoping I can be somewhat fluent in 3 months. She helps me a little when we are t...

1 reply - Last post by LSButts - June 2, 2007


Does anyone have a recipe for this? (In English or German) It tastes great! Mmmmmm...

6 replies - Last post by Mark-K - April 30, 2007

What do others think?

What has the response been like from other people who have purchased rocket german?

6 replies - Last post by ockerkj - February 15, 2007

Just started using Rocket German......

And I'm really happy! I haven't listened to any of the audio tracks completely, only bits and pieces, but I plan to burn them to cd and listen on the drive to work. I like how there is a forum to ask questions in too. Thanks guys, Sean

6 replies - Last post by (deleted) - July 12, 2006

Website problems

Have there been problems with the website and forum? I purchased the course and signed up on the forum last week. This afternoon I was unable to sign in to the members area until I resigned up with the same info from last week. That included clicking t...

1 reply - Last post by GermanNoviceB - October 1, 2006

6 day course

I must say... I just started your 6 day course and it is terribly entertaining. I can't believe I was laughing within the first minute of listening. And what's more, I was shocked that without even noticing or trying I have just learned how to greet som...

1 reply - Last post by Karl - July 27, 2006

German speaking place

Hallo Alle, I wonder (just an idea) if we could have a place here at the forums for ONLY speak or write in german, I know we just started the course, like me, but I´m sure that this litltle knowledge will increase with the time and this could be a good w...

2 replies - Last post by Karl - July 27, 2006

Is the 6 Day Course free?

Yes, the Rocket German 6 Day Course is completely free and available to you with absolutely no obligation to do anything! The 6 Day Course includes the first 3 Interactive Audio Lessons, so make sure that you sign up for it! :D

0 replies - Last post by (deleted) - July 6, 2006

How do I sign up for the 6 Day Course?

To sign up for the free 6-day course, simply click on "Free 6 Day Course" at the top left of the forum. This will take you straight to the sign up page. You can also go to our homepage at On the left hand side o...

0 replies - Last post by (deleted) - July 6, 2006

What do I do if I can't hear any sound on my 6-day course?

The first thing you should do is ensure you are opening the 6 day course in Explorer as opposed to Firefox or Safari. Ensure that your volume is not on mute. You could also try downloading the Shockwave plug-in from the following link. You need this plug-...

0 replies - Last post by (deleted) - July 6, 2006

Why haven't I received my 6 day course?

There are a few reasons why, after you have signed up for the 6 day course, that you haven't received it! It may have been spam-blocked! Please make sure that you have not spam-blocked the email address "" This is the us...

0 replies - Last post by (deleted) - July 6, 2006

Why can't I access the 6 day course?

Usually the only reason that you will not be able to access the 6 day course is if the server is down. However, if the server is down then it would be highly unlikely that you would be reading this page! If you think that this is not the reason then pl...

0 replies - Last post by (deleted) - July 6, 2006

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