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1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages -
Oct 16, 2018

Learning Italian via Rocket Italian

Hi all     I have just recently purchased the complete Rocket Italian package and was wanting to understand how to best utilize the resources available so as to make best use of them. For instance, should I work through the audio lessons first and then the Language & Culture material, or do...

5 replies - Last post by LawrenceC -
Oct 11, 2018

I can't get over 40% on Rocket Certification 1

I can't get over 40% on Rocket Certification 1 and I don't know what I'm doing wrong. I've tried 4 times. 3 times were 40% and 1 time was 39%. I feel like I should be around 80%-90%. Any ideas?

5 replies - Last post by rweiler1023 -
Sep 18, 2018

Bonus Modules

I just finished module 1 and was wondering if I should practice the bonus modules as soon as I finish module 1 or go to module 2 and come back to the bonus modules later. Any thoughts?

5 replies - Last post by marieg-rocket languages -
May 21, 2018

I tried to purchase the Travelogues that are on sale

Can you please check my account?  I tried to purchase the Italian Travelogues that are on sale, so I clicked on the links and made the purchase.  My ClickBank email says that I purchased Rocket Italian 1, and then Rocket Italian Premium Plus and Platinum (levels 2 and 3).  I already...

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages -
Mar 29, 2018

Italian characters in flash cards

When doing the 'write it' exercises I use the Italian keyboard to enter Italian accented letters.  How can I enter these letters into flash cards? Thanks, Peter.

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages -
Feb 6, 2018

Flashcards - No audio

In using the Flashcards, I hear no audio. It did work at one time but it has stopped working a few weeks ago. Don't understand why. Any suggestions?

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages -
Jan 31, 2018

too many points

Hello I was working on a lesson and happened to see my score over 7600 I know I was not studying that much Is there anyway to drop that number by about 7450 points to give an accurate reading of my learning level. Thanks tom

5 replies - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo -
Jan 12, 2018

Module 3.3

The module contains text in English, twice. Instead of having the Italian and then English. Can someone fix this?

2 replies - Last post by GurdeepS -
Jan 2, 2018

Module 1.9, "le paste" translation

In Module 1.9, "le paste" translation shows "Pastries"? Should this be "Pasta" (plural)

2 replies - Last post by Mickyboy -
Dec 17, 2017

New Flashcard Position

PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE put the flashcards back to the left-hand menu where they were before.  The flashcards are useful to review not only for the testing in each lesson, but to go back and review vocabulary and phrases from previous lessons.  It becomes tedious to go through each lesson now...

2 replies - Last post by Celina-F1 -
Oct 29, 2017

Keep a module closed on the dashboard

I am learning Level 1 but ​I am not a true beginner at Italian, and so I skipped modules 1 and 2, only taking the final test in each. I would like to use my Dashboard to select the next lesson I need in Module 4 (I completed Module 3), but each time I go to my Dashboard Modules 1 and 2 are...

0 replies - Last post by quixote218 -
Jul 22, 2017

How do I reset "Today's Points" to zero without losing credit for all progress made in a lesson on previous days?

At the beginning of each daily session I cannot reset "Today's Points" to zero without going outside the lesson to do so by clicking on "Today's Points".   When I do this & return to the lesson, all progress on the "Hear It", "Write It" "Learn It" and "Quiz" sections is erased and shows 0%...

0 replies - Last post by camounteer -
Jul 19, 2017

unable to use website or app on iPhone

The failures with either the website or the app are slightly different, but the result is an inability to use the mobile versions in any meaningful way: iOS app: refuses to use the connected headset, despite every other app using the selected headset. Instead, uses built-in mic and...

6 replies - Last post by drewster -
Apr 26, 2017

audio

Dear Rocket Italian Suddenly I find that I have no audio .  I have had the sound driver reinstalled but I still have no audio for your rocket Italian course. Please advise. Helen Gordon 

2 replies - Last post by drewster -
Mar 16, 2017

Wrong translations in Lessons...

There are some sentences in the lessons, which I thought, have the wrong translations. I come across them all the time. Here are some examples. Prego, Signore. Cosa posso fare per Lei? Rocket; Certainly, Sir. How can I help? Well, in here, "Cosa posso fare per Lei?" actually means "What can I...

4 replies - Last post by drewster -
Feb 21, 2017

Play It conversation not working correctly

When trying to use the Play It section, the audio skips and plays several sections of the conversation simultaneously, and then skips later sections, not allowing me to finish and giving me a poor score. This is using Google Chrome on OS X. I have restarted the browser, but no joy.

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages -
Feb 10, 2017

It could sound a bit complicated, but ...

One of my favourite lines in the course ... "It could sound a bit complicated, but just think of it as the union of the conditional present of the verb to be or to have, plus the past participle of the verb ..." Thanks for putting it into plain English! :)

0 replies - Last post by drewster -
Jan 30, 2017

Approach

Just curious on how others approach the lessons.  Do you listen to all the audio lessons in each module first and then move on to language&culture? Or do do you go back and forth between the two?  Thanks  

2 replies - Last post by drewster -
Dec 24, 2016

8.4 Asking for directions

Buon giorno, While completing the quiz for this lesson i came across this:   Which one of the following verbs are conjugated in the polite form?    Continui  Vai  Gira  Cammina The answer is Continui. I thought it would have been Gira or Cammina as they seem to be the...

5 replies - Last post by drewster -
Dec 12, 2016

3.8 connecting words

Ciao a tutti. While going back over and practising one some of the older things i haven't for a while. I came across: Non se ne parla di andare in spiaggia con questa pioggia! It's out of the question to go to the beach in this rain! Could i break it down a little to get help: Non se...

5 replies - Last post by rigoletto -
Dec 8, 2016

Lezione 2.3 correction

Ciao, In lesson 2.3 it says:   Mi può fare una fotografia con dietro la chiesa? and the translation is:   Could you take a photo of me, with the church behind? That's not quite correct. "Mi può fare" means "can you". I think otherwise it should be "Potrebbe farmi ....".  È...

3 replies - Last post by Lucia - Rocket Languages Tutor -
Nov 17, 2016

Lesson 5.7

There is a small error in your lesson while i was going over it today: he likes: gli piace & le piace I believe le piace should be removed is that is she likes? Or should the question be he likes she likes?

2 replies - Last post by rigoletto -
Nov 2, 2016

Other resources?

Ciao Italians, What other sources do you use to supplement your Rocket Italian? What have you found really valuable? Cheers, Drew

3 replies - Last post by Lucia - Rocket Languages Tutor -
Oct 27, 2016

Italian 7.3 - wrong audio track

Hi The audio track for 7.3 Role Play: Alex is incorrect, the one that's there at the moment is the same as lesson 7.2

1 reply - Last post by Margaret-RocketLanguages -
Oct 18, 2016

Lesson 3.10 Direct & Indirect Pronouns

Buondì Can someone or an admin please have a look over lesson 3.10. i have picked some missing things in there, You = Ti It would be better if it was You (renamed to singular). However, then there's to for you = Ti  Should this not be Te?  (Should be renamed to singular also) . There...

3 replies - Last post by rigoletto -
Oct 9, 2016

Lesson 3.10 Direct & Indirect Pronouns

Buondì Can someone or an admin please have a look over lesson 3.10. i have picked some missing things in there, You = Ti It would be better if it was You (renamed to singular). However, then there's to for you = Ti  Should this not be Te?  (Should be renamed to singular also) . There...

0 replies - Last post by rigoletto -
Sep 25, 2016

points discrepancy

I just completed a module/submodule.  Actual points earned (reflected in the green circle) are 716, but when I check My Points it indicates I only earned 269.  Why is there a difference?  Thanks.

2 replies - Last post by JerryP -
Sep 18, 2016

Recording often cuts off before I've finished

Hi, I often find when I pause naturally in a sentence, that the recording finishes and marks me at 50% or less because I haven't finished. In 6.5, there are a number of longer sentences. If I say them with pauses like the originals, the recording cuts off every time. I find that the only way I...

6 replies - Last post by Margaret-RocketLanguages -
Sep 14, 2016

Does this course expire?

Hi can I just confirm please that this course will remain accessible to me indefinitely? I have to return to college and will only get the time to complete the level 2 next year. Many thanks and best regards, ​R

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages -
Aug 19, 2016

Points

The points are going a bit haywire again. I'm currently listed as both 8th and 30th today. For the last week I've found that the leaderboard points have been going up real time, but usually they are about double what I've actually done. I expected that it was a timing issue, but it's always...

6 replies - Last post by Margaret-RocketLanguages -
Aug 17, 2016

Why does the audio file not completely download

I am trying to download the audio files so I can use in my car.  I don't get the full audio file.  Seems to be a different length each time I download and none of them the full file.

1 reply - Last post by Margaret-RocketLanguages -
Aug 10, 2016

Rocket languages: does it truly work?

Hi all, I'm particularly interested to find out from the advanced students to what extent Rocket Languages can take me to fluency. I've been learning italian for sei mese and it's my only other language than English. I'd currently rank myself as a low intermediate (silver star master by the...

0 replies - Last post by drewster -
Aug 6, 2016

Crossword

Hi, I saw in the 'badges' section that you can get points for doing crosswords, but I can't find them anywhere. Are they available for Italian? Thanks, Drew

1 reply - Last post by Margaret-RocketLanguages -
Jul 7, 2016

Level Four Italian

Is there to be a level  Italian course in the near future?  

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages -
Jun 23, 2016

Level Four Italian

Is there to be a level  Italian course in the near future?  

0 replies - Last post by mikekensinger-- -
Jun 23, 2016

Progress Point

Hi Where do I find my progress? When I go to continue from where I left off I cannot find a reference starting point. 

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages -
May 24, 2016

Selecting Only Certain Flash Cards for Review

Is is there a way to select, for example just the "Hard" or "Poor" flashcards for review so I don't have to wade through all of the cards each time I enter the program?     It is especially irritating when switching devices from phone to tablet to PC, since they do not seem to synchronize and...

3 replies - Last post by marieg-rocket languages -
May 12, 2016

Gli è piaciuto / le è piaciuta

In lesson 5.7 While i understand Gli è piaciuto is he liked, "le è piaciuta" ? He liked it but fem version?  I thought "le" was used for "she liked" Thanks :) 

5 replies - Last post by rigoletto -
May 11, 2016

C'è / ce n'è

Hello there :) I beleive the both of these translate to "there is" if i am correct? could someone explain the variations between two and where they both may be utilised? I know C'è well from the lessons so maybe i need more clarification around "Ce n'è".

2 replies - Last post by rigoletto -
May 5, 2016

Proverbs & Days / Months lesson

These two lessons shows up in my ipad app in module 4, however it is not showing in module 4 in the website. On the website it shows up in module 5 instead. Any way to fix the app so it shows correctly?  

3 replies - Last post by marieg-rocket languages -
Apr 26, 2016

Campangnia/compagnia?

8.8 calls Alitalia a "campagnia di bandiera". Shouldn't this be "compagnia"?

2 replies - Last post by marieg-rocket languages -
Apr 25, 2016

Any way of random "Know it" tests?

Is there a feature on this software or site, where I can use it to randomly bring questions and tests in lessons i have completed to test my knowledge?

2 replies - Last post by rigoletto -
Apr 19, 2016

Are there operational errors on the web site (April 6 / 16)?

The flashcard rate function has not worked for the last two days.  The points update doesn't work today.  The Active streak has been screwed up for some time. I have tried different computers on different networks. Anyone else finding these errors? (or is it just me)

4 replies - Last post by Margaret-RocketLanguages -
Apr 18, 2016

4.8 Past Tense

Buon giorno :) Just two little things i picked out i believe may need looking into on 4.8 Past Tense: You ate (Voi avete mangiato) You finished (Voi avete finito) They should be specified as "You plural" in the tests in this module but they are not so i keep thinking it is a singular.  

2 replies - Last post by rigoletto -
Apr 16, 2016

Save section in My Notes for Forum questions and answers

Is there a section in My Notes where I can save Forum questions and answers?

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages -
Apr 15, 2016

Rocket Recorder

Having problems with Test 'Write It" in Lesson 14.8 of Italian Plus The test started OK, and now I can't get any more clues to continue. When I click the arrow I get a pause tab, if I click that I get a message that says there is error and to try again.  I have closed the program, restarted,...

2 replies - Last post by em21 -
Apr 14, 2016

Where is Everything?

Hello, I'm new to the system and I'm just a little confused. When I purchased the Downloadable Rocket Italian I was under the impression that there were 31 chapters and 3 games and much much more that I can't really remember the numbers for. Where is all this stuff? Is it all under the Your...

18 replies - Last post by Gwen-D -
Mar 25, 2016

Audio not working

Have just updated to flashplayer 18 now I can't hear the audio there is no wave pattern, but I can record and hear my voice and there is a wave pattern on playback. I have my privacy settings set at allow and remember. I have tried disabling the flashplayer as I use chrome but then RL says I...

3 replies - Last post by cseekamp -
Mar 21, 2016

Problem on Module 2 - Freezing at 2.2

Buongiorno tutti The introductory (Interactive Audio Lesson) freezes almost half way in at around 8-9 mins. I am using latest chrome version 48.0 on Max os  10.2. However, it does not free on safari. Grazie.

1 reply - Last post by rigoletto -
Mar 10, 2016

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