Italian Feedback and Comments

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New Rocket Italian Level 3 Language & Culture lessons

Hi Everyone!We've updated the Language & Culture lessons for Rocket Italian Level 3! This means that we've created all-new lessons to provide you with improved explanations, useful new topics, and a wide array of new audio examples - all of which will hel...

5 replies - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo - August 3, 2021

New Rocket Italian Level 2 Language & Culture lessons

Hi Everyone!We've updated the Language & Culture lessons for Rocket Italian Level 2!This means that we've created all-new lessons to provide you with improved explanations, useful new topics, and a wide array of new audio examples - all of which will help...

5 replies - Last post by Margaret-RocketLanguages - June 22, 2021

New Rocket Italian Level 1 Language & Culture lessons

Hi Everyone! If you're wondering why some of the Language & Culture lessons have changed recently, it's because we've updated and expanded the content for several topics, including direct and indirect object pronouns; prepositions; and irregular verbs. We...

6 replies - Last post by sebongela - October 11, 2020

Conversation at begining of Premium Plus lessons

I enjoy the quick comments in Italian at the begining of each Premium Plus lesson. Most times, by using multiple rewinds, I can understand the gist of what's being said but it sure would be nice to have a transcript in both English & Italian.

6 replies - Last post by caterina-rocket-italian-tutor - September 21, 2021

Transcript of Audio lesson and/or Beginning Dialogues

I'm going through the course a second time and I would love to see a transcript of the audio lessons. I've tried printing the lesson to PDF, but this excludes the actual audio lessons.More than anything else I want to see the little conversations the host...

6 replies - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - September 20, 2021

Benefits of Listening to Italian as hearing declines

I have become nearly deaf over the past year. I am getting a cochlear implant in 2 days. My ear neurologist surgeon has said that my daily practice in Italian has kept the auditory portion of my brain active despite my hearing loss. He expects that my rel...

11 replies - Last post by sebongela - August 31, 2021

listening to all conversations together

A year and a half ago, i was able to listen in one go to all the conversations in each level. That is just the talking between the characters, without the stops and explanations that formed each lesson's audio file. Is this possible now - i don't see that...

15 replies - Last post by Margaret-RocketLanguages - August 17, 2021

status code 403

What on earth does this mean? was making a flash card set and came up with this.

3 replies - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - August 5, 2021

4.9 "Me" and "Her": Direct Object Pronouns

Ciao a tutti, Please excuse me if this post is in the wrong category.I am going through lesson 4.9 again, and I have a small observation of something that could make the lesson go more smoothly. Just something to consider.Something that I notice in this l...

2 replies - Last post by JamesP69 - July 23, 2021

Actively forming new phrases not part of Rocket Italian?

Hi!I just started looking through Italian Level 1 - I'm not a complete beginner but was curious to find the right lesson for me to jump in, and also wanted to check out the teaching techniques used.Now I have to admit that I was very surprised. There are ...

10 replies - Last post by ChrisM108 - July 17, 2021

Mi manca Maria e Alessandro

I miss Maria and Alex from level 1. I enjoyed the repartee between them and the humour. Find level 2 stilted and listening to the conversations frustrating. Having a host explaining it all. Now have started German and right from level 1 there is a host an...

2 replies - Last post by sebongela - June 28, 2021

Custom Flashcards Limitations?

Is there a limit the to number flashcards or the amount of text? I imported flashcards from a spreadsheet file, and received an error when saving the file.The same error also occurred with sets of fewer that 10 flashcards.

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - June 23, 2021

badges and points

I have noticed that the points bar only shows the points you have achieved for that day. Not your badge and position on the board. I really like that, as I found that I kept on wanting to go higher on the leadership board. Now it is a choice, if I want to...

4 replies - Last post by sebongela - June 3, 2021

Making sentences play in order on flashcards

Hi everyone,I'm having a great time using Rocket Italian and am making real progress, but there's one thing I find puzzling about it. The conversation will often introduce a long sentence, which will be broken down into 2 or 3 parts, but on the flashcards...

2 replies - Last post by sebongela - May 23, 2021

rocket special discounts

Any idea when Rocket will have another holiday discount. Am waiting to purchase the travel ones. Am anxious to get some travel vocabulary and conversation

2 replies - Last post by sebongela - May 13, 2021

travelogies

Am undecided as to whether the travelogues are too advanced if you have not completed level one. Am almost there though. U know Chris that tou are on level 2. Have you tried them and how do you find it and if so does it dovetail with the other levels. fee...

1 reply - Last post by ChrisM108 - May 13, 2021

Level 2

Am finding level 2 tough. Seems to have a big gap between level one and two. I like that the survival phrases have some explanations. I find there is less of a balance, so much grammar, so going is slow. Am going to move onto the travel ones. I miss the f...

2 replies - Last post by sebongela - May 9, 2021

Numbers don't record well?

Ciao a tutti!  I have noticed that whenever I am recording my voice for a phrase that has a numeric value in it, the recorder basically “stops” listening to me at that number.  For example, in 2.8, I have tried to record so many times the phrase “20 plus ...

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - May 4, 2021

point cheaters again

I am so sick of trying to keep up with the “Jones” and the tech team is not doing anything about it. I am competitive, granted, but it is totally demotivating to zealously trying to do the right thing and not really getting anywhere. Get to a certain poin...

7 replies - Last post by sebongela - May 2, 2021

Recording when using numbers

I find it difficult to get a 100% when recording using numbers as in euro, time, etc.  For example, here is what I recently got:Italian phrase: e circa centocinquanta euro in contanti. (alt. 150)English translation:  and about 150 euro cash.My recording: ...

5 replies - Last post by CEHartman - May 1, 2021

CE Hartman

Well done 1000 days. You are a tough act to follow.

0 replies - Last post by sebongela - May 1, 2021

Italian Pod 101

Has anyone tried this as an additional method to Rocket for learning Italian?  Feedback would be appreciated.

5 replies - Last post by sebongela - April 26, 2021

level 2

Have just started Level 2. Very exciting. Even though I am still slogging through some of the grammar in Level 1. Find it tiresome and boring, but enjoy the conversations, so have decided to do both and go backwards and forwards.

7 replies - Last post by sebongela - April 21, 2021

Day 104 times 2

Have finally got to day 104 again Missed one day and didn't realize that one started at the beginning again. Still enjoying myself, although progress is slow at times. I just need to remember slow and steady wins the race. Can't say I am not tempted to ad...

4 replies - Last post by sebongela - April 4, 2021

Progress

Is there anyway that one can disable the points system. I no longer want to see points. It is taking away my spontaneity and enjoyment. That said I know that I can stop looking at it all. But don't seem to be able to. At this stage am stopping learning It...

5 replies - Last post by ChrisM108 - March 26, 2021

Study time per lesson

Ciao a tutti.  I'm currently on 9.5 Conditional Present - Part I, and am finding it the hardest lesson to absorb so far.  (Full credit to Rocket for such a thorough course!).  I'm curious how much time people spend per lesson on average before completing ...

6 replies - Last post by ChrisM108 - March 19, 2021

Points in Leaderboard

When I look up my progress, the points in the Point Summary do not match the Points in the Leaderboard.  Today, my points in the Points summary say 851 / 400. But when I look at the list of people on the leaderboard, it shows me as having 20 points. Also,...

2 replies - Last post by NicholasL23 - March 12, 2021

finalmente

Have finally made it to number one in 24 hour Italian.A brief moment of “yes”, it can be done. Now am happy and can slide down the slippery slope again. I find it tough being competitive, but at the same time I am gaining fluency and confidence. Hopefully...

1 reply - Last post by caterina-rocket-italian-tutor - March 11, 2021

Badges

Can anyone tell me why my badge is not updating on the mobile app. Has updated on my ipad and laptop, but it has been a few days now.Thanks

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - February 26, 2021

PDF

Hello, does anyone know if I can create a PDF of my lesson to write down notes as I listen. I used to be able to but with the new upgrade it appears to no longer be available.

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - February 18, 2021

Point Cheaters

Hey, Whoever is reading this this shows up on my screen   1stElena12120 days1,367,682CAN YOU FIX THIS?????  KEEGAN

1 reply - Last post by Margaret-RocketLanguages - January 31, 2021

Point Cheaters

Hey, Whoever is reading this this shows up on my screen   1stElena12120 days1,367,682CAN YOU FIX THIS?????  KEEGAN

0 replies - Last post by BongiornoFamily - January 28, 2021

Point Cheaters

Hey, Whoever is reading this this shows up on my screen   1stElena12120 days1,367,682CAN YOU FIX THIS?????  KEEGAN

0 replies - Last post by BongiornoFamily - January 28, 2021

getting rid of extra courses

Ciao a tuttiWondered if there is anyway I can get rid of the extra courses I have, ones I tried for free before I settled on learning Italian.GrazieSharon

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - January 21, 2021

Points stuck at 0

Hello.  My points don't accumulate anymore, it stays at zero.  Can you please help?   Thank you

2 replies - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - January 15, 2021

difficulty in staying motivated

Finding it increasingly difficult to stay motivated. Seems like I am never going to get to the next badge. Seems the gap gets bigger and bigger and feel I have reched a stage where I am getting nowhere. any suggestions?

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - January 15, 2021

Numbers not recognised

Since I started the course at no time are numbers recognised when I speak as an example if I say ‘One’ it shows ‘1’ in red as a mistake..All numbers are the same, all mistakes.  Anybody else has this problem? I have sent feedback but no change!

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - January 14, 2021

writing exercises

Have to get on my soap box once again. At least for the New Year. Wondered why all the exercises have more points than the writing ones, as to me they take more time and effort than speaking and repeating. I get that flash cards are quick and don't requir...

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - January 14, 2021

Points

I feel the point system is just horrible and wish they would just get rid of it. Use 2 other language programs, both paid for. One does not expect you to do a minimum, the other tells you have met your goal for the week. Neither compares you to other lear...

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - January 14, 2021

Rocket Italian Point Cheaters

Hey! So my when i looked just a few minutes ago i saw Ron-Antibes1,292 days9,756Which concerned me because someone cant get so many points he would have to be doing so many points per day to stay on the leaderboard just spamming complete…. So ANNOYING ANY...

2 replies - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - January 14, 2021

Buon Natale a tutti!

Wishing everyone at Rocket, and fellow language travellers, a great Christmas.  Here's to a great New Year as well!  Ci vediamo. Chris

1 reply - Last post by caterina-rocket-italian-tutor - January 12, 2021

Help. I am unable to make flashcards in 2021 edition

I have emailed the help team on several occasions and still have not heard back. I am not able to make a private flashcard set on the 2021 version of Rocket Italian from my imported vocabulary. When I try, I get a red error message in the lower left hand ...

3 replies - Last post by lauren--218 - January 6, 2021

2021 Edition is TERRIBLE

Is there a way of going back to the 2020 edition of Rocket Italian? The new version is terrible! The sidebar on the left takes up 30% of the screen space and it serves absolutely no purpose. Whose idea was this?!

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - December 4, 2020

Leaderboard

Why does the Leaderboard Position not match the position shown in the leaderboard list below it. It is always off by one position.

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - October 23, 2020

Point bar graph

Wondered why the points for today 19th October in 2021 edition are showing 963 points in top bar,but in bar graph only just over 400. Not sure if it is a glitch,as the other days have reflected the correct amount

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - October 21, 2020

bar graph

Sorted, when I logged out and then logged in again it reflected the correct bar graph amount. So not a glitch

0 replies - Last post by sebongela - October 20, 2020

All conversations Level 1

In the “Survival Kit and Review” lesson it appears that “All Conversations” and “All Reviews” have disappeared.They are there in Levels 2 and 3, and in other Rocket courses.Are they to be reinstated?

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - October 16, 2020

New to Rocket

Hi I am Sharon from beautiful Vancouver Island. I am passionate about languages and am learning a few simultaneously, but decided to concentrate on one in particular. So decided to purchase the Rocket Italian. Am enjoying it immensely, challenging and ove...

1 reply - Last post by ChrisM108 - October 10, 2020

Translation of "preferisco mangiare a case".

Da Lezione 5.9: Mi piaceva andare al ristorante, ma adesso preferisco mangiare a casa. I used to like eating out, but now (I) prefer cooking my meals. I am certain the the correct translation is "I prefer to eat at home" As I have said before, the diff...

3 replies - Last post by caterina-rocket-italian-tutor - September 7, 2020

Saving Lesson Flash Cards to My Flash Cards

Ciao! Does anyone know if it's possible to save certain flash cards from the lessons to My Flash Cards in My Tools? Or do you have to create them manually yourself? Grazie.

2 replies - Last post by Steven1717 - August 18, 2020

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