German Feedback and Comments

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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

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 ...

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

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