Italian Feedback and Comments

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Hear it say it icon permanently red

I have completed lesson 2.3, but the icon for "Hear it Say it" seems to be stuck on red (= "hard") even though I've managed to complete it satisfactorily.  The others are green. I did this reinforcement exercise some days ago, so it should have refreshed ...

2 replies - Last post by Peter--252 - August 21, 2019

Problems after latest update

Hi, After last updates my iPAD pro crashes the app as soon as I try to record something. My PC just crashed whilst in the website on chrome and trying to record. Known issue?

3 replies - Last post by PhilW6 - July 10, 2019

Where can I find a transcript of the audio lessons?

Where can I find a transcript of the audio lesson?

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - June 14, 2019

Badges, points and stars

How many points are required for each badge?  What do the stars mean and how are they earned?

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - June 12, 2019

Benchmark Test

Hi, I complete Level 1 Dashboard and went to take the Benchmark test. It appears that I am automatically placed in the level 2 test instead of the level 1 Benchmark test, indicated by the XXX under Benchmark 2 button. Please explain.

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - June 11, 2019

How do you type accent marks into the quizzes?

This is a question about the Rocket Italian user interface.   How do you type accent marks into the quizzes?  Thanks!

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - May 16, 2019

Benchmark test

Benchmark test now appearing - Level 3 Italian However no audio for say it and no text for write it. Impossible to do test

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - March 11, 2019

Interactive not working

Hear it Say It won’t go past 1 or give me % of correct pronunciation. Intermittently states wants access to microphone which I accept.  It worked fine in the trial  before I signed up. I am doing this on my cell phone. Am in Sections 1.1 and 1.2

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - January 16, 2019

Playback quality very poor

Hi, I am using some high end Sony headphones blue-toothed to PC and if I record using standard Microsoft recorder the playback quality is great.  If I record in Rocket Player on Chrome the playback quality is awful to the point of worthless, even through...

3 replies - Last post by PhilW6 - January 12, 2019

Survival Kit Lessons

Should I complete all of the survival kit lessons in a given level before moving on to the interactive audio lessons in the next level?

6 replies - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - December 4, 2018

Childresn books to read online

Hi, I've only just started the Level 1 Italian course and am wondering if anyone can recommend some level/lesson appropriate books to read - basically Peter and Jane level. I also remember enjoying reading Asterix in French for my O level studies many moo...

3 replies - Last post by SteveH31 - November 15, 2018

DOWNLOAD ROCKET ITALIAN MEGA GAMES

HOW CAN I DOWNLOAD ROCKET ITALIAN MEGA GAMES TO A NEW COMPUTER (ITALIAN)

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - October 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 th...

5 replies - Last post by LawrenceC - October 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 - September 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 ...

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - March 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 - February 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 - January 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 - January 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 - January 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 - December 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 ...

2 replies - Last post by Celina-F1 - October 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 ...

0 replies - Last post by quixote218 - July 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 "Qu...

0 replies - Last post by camounteer - July 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. In...

6 replies - Last post by drewster - April 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 - March 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 ...

4 replies - Last post by drewster - February 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 restar...

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - February 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 - January 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 - December 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 ...

5 replies - Last post by drewster - December 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 i...

5 replies - Last post by rigoletto - December 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 "...

3 replies - Last post by Lucia - Rocket Languages Tutor - November 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 - November 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 - October 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 - October 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...

3 replies - Last post by rigoletto - October 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...

0 replies - Last post by rigoletto - September 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 - September 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 of...

6 replies - Last post by Margaret-RocketLanguages - September 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 - August 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...

6 replies - Last post by Margaret-RocketLanguages - August 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 - August 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 i...

0 replies - Last post by drewster - August 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 - July 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 - June 23, 2016

Level Four Italian

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

0 replies - Last post by mikekensinger-- - June 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, sin...

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

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