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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

Voice interpretation of numbers

Why does the micrphone keep interpreting e.g. ventidue as "22" and then giving you only 50% It happens for virtually all the times in the lesson on telling the time and is very frustrating!!!!

1 reply - Last post by ptabor2 -
Mar 4, 2016

Keyboard control

To save time (and reduce RSI risk!) for laptop users, could the software respond more often to keystrokes as well as to mouse or trackpad? In Hear It Say It!, for example, the user’s typical sequence, many times repeated, seems to be: 1) press “Arrow” to hear Rocket phrase, 2) press...

4 replies - Last post by ptabor2 -
Mar 3, 2016

recognition of points

Today I have 1414 points but it does not register on the top users score. I have noticed this in the last few days. It is demotivating for those of us who like to see how much progress we are making in comparison to other users. Even when I log off and then back on , it seems to make no...

1 reply - Last post by Rocket-Languages -
Feb 8, 2016

Wrong answers to questions in tests

Hi, First of all, why can I copy/paste in here? I write my questions in Word as I come across them so I don't forget them, but when I try to copy them here, I can. Class: Italian Premium Plus Lesson 10.7 Test: "Write it" When you get to the number 4 sentence at the bottom of the test, the...

7 replies - Last post by marieg-rocket languages -
Jan 19, 2016

Lesson order?

Do other users generally think it is better to do the language and culture lesson immediately after the relevant interactive audio course lesson, or to do them strictly in order, i.e. in batches of 5?ThxBrian

4 replies - Last post by mccainbp -
Jan 9, 2016

"Al" in association with Food

What's the rule for using "al" in association with food?

4 replies - Last post by AR--9 -
Nov 24, 2015


Hi  Italian Premiun Plus, lesson 11.3    Roberto is trying to say that he is rather greedy when it comes to do with sweets, or, like we would say in English, that he has a sweet tooth. I would say in Italian that he is pittuosto goloso quando si tratta delle dolci. In this lesson,...

2 replies - Last post by em21 -
Nov 17, 2015

Moro wrong answers on tests

Hi, I was pointing out before about some tests giving wrong answers and low points because of it.   As I continued to the next test I found more conflicts “Know it” test on Lesson: 10.8 Il ufficio di cambio   In these sentence, the speaker says the sentence, but when I write it...

4 replies - Last post by em21 -
Nov 11, 2015

Final Test in Premium Plus does not work on any platform.

It will ask a question, record a response, but not allow me to rate it and move on.  Very disappointing and frustrating.

0 replies - Last post by Deborah-S -
Nov 2, 2015

Module 5 final test not working

why is Module 5 final test not working?

0 replies - Last post by Lou--28 -
Nov 2, 2015

No credit on Italian Module 9 of Italian Premium Plus

Problem with test in Italian Premium Plus. I have taken the "Write it" test on Lesson 9.6 (Modal Verbs) of Italian Premium Plus, twice, but I still can't get the Pencil Icon on the test, or above the page to change to green. I did it last night, and today again. I have closed the site and...

3 replies - Last post by thesquirrels093 -
Oct 29, 2015

Short for time - mainly audio okay?

I am often short for time and fall behind if I have to do the Language and Culture lessons after each audio.  Then I get frustrated.  My goal is to be "advanced conversational" in Italian, not to write.  I know grammar and writing is important, but then I know there are other...

1 reply - Last post by Rocket-Languages -
Oct 28, 2015


Is megaitalian still not available to practice on an iPad? 

1 reply - Last post by Rocket-Languages -
Oct 22, 2015

What happened to the "Record"

Please help!!!! Before the upgrade, everything worked fine including the ability to record. Now with the upgrade I can only listen.  The record will not work anywhere. I have an iMac with Safari and the current OS X El Capitan.

7 replies - Last post by Rocket-Languages -
Oct 22, 2015

Changed Format?

Did Rocket the Italian Lessons format get changed since yesterday? I have not seen an announcement about it any where. I was gone for a while and when I came bak a few days ago, I found a number of round things called Modules, which had some more work to get done, added at the bottom of both my...

3 replies - Last post by Rocket-Languages -
Oct 16, 2015

How do I find out what I missed after taking the entire Module test?

I got a 96% but missed a question or two but I want to find out what so I can review it. Many thanks.

2 replies - Last post by Fran-B8 -
Sep 14, 2015

My Scheduler Stopped Working About 2 Weeks Ago, Just Disappeared!

I love the scheduler but mine disappeared about 2 weeks ago. I have clicked on a number of things thinking i turned it off or hid it by mistake. Help? Also, I thought that you gat points for everything you did on Rocket Italian? I've been playing Games but no points come up.  Thanks for...

2 replies - Last post by Fran-B8 -
Sep 14, 2015

I cant take the self tests??

I selected a self test to take. And then I clicked submit but a warning came up that said "You must select at least one Lesson from the list below!!" I'm not sure what is happening??? Thanks

5 replies - Last post by Rocket-Languages -
Sep 6, 2015

Help downloading lessons onto MP3

I use my iPad Air for my lessons and they are all downloaded to my HP laptop. It is not as convenient for me to use. I want to download the lessons to my MP3 but I'm having difficulty. Everything is plugged in, I click on the lesson to download, I hear it playing but it will not export to the...

3 replies - Last post by marieg-rocket languages -
Aug 19, 2015

audio still not working after 7 days

When will this be fixed? Points goal, score, tutor audio ?

3 replies - Last post by marieg-rocket languages -
Jul 16, 2015

study schedule

hey guys, back in April 2014 there was a post of the new Rocket Schedule.  I don't remember seeing this before, maybe due to the fact that i mainly use an ipad to study.  But after hitting the link a get a page telling me that an error has occurred.  Is it possible to get a look...

2 replies - Last post by Fran-N -
Jun 15, 2015

Crashing quiz

I have a problem when I'm working on a quiz that the quiz freezes up (spinning logo) in Safari on my iMac.  I have to close out of Safari and restart.  It really slows me down.  I have just had to do it 4 times.  I get through one or two questions then it freezes again.

2 replies - Last post by marieg-rocket languages -
May 15, 2015

Addition to classes

Not a question, just a feedback. Because of home and health problems, I have been away for awhile. That is why it has taken me long to post this in response to the 2015 new additions. I am very happy for the effort that is put in improving the lessons, constantly. But, there is something that...

1 reply - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo -
May 1, 2015

Lesson 10.2 Vocabulary

In the Lesson 10.2 Quiz, "lo scontrino" (the receipt) is the correct answer for "the docket." Please check.

1 reply - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi -
Mar 10, 2015

Listening simple texts

Dear Maria,  I've found a web page, maybe it is yours, called " the italian experiment". There are stories for babies, Cappuccetto Rosso. I would like to have that text in mp3. Can you help me in this? Thank you in advance: Attila from Hungary       

3 replies - Last post by grahame-r -
Feb 16, 2015

Your suggestion on listening to italian radio

Grazie mille Maria Your suggestion to listening to italian radio is a great idea. I have no one around to speak to and seem to just be putting info in my head but not being able to put it in practice. Just started using this suggestion and was pleasantly suprised on the words I picked up. I...

2 replies - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi -
Feb 14, 2015

I'm seeing weird symbols in the Saved Notes & Write It! section

I noticed an issue with the new 2014 Rocket Languages Italian version. I am not sure if this issue has been reported to you yet. In all of my saved notes, it shows weird computer symbols & computer language for things like commas, quotation marks, hyphens, etc. I also noticed that it...

5 replies - Last post by Jon-D10 -
Jan 27, 2015

Inability to take test

Buon giorno Maria and team. I am doing the italian and trying to take my first test. The first icon is green with programming vocabulary underneath it. The higher levels are normal. If I click on it anyway, the following shows (You have scored {{SectionTest.currentModule.rating}}% on this...

3 replies - Last post by Rocket-Languages -
Jan 11, 2015

Italian lesson 1.4 Audio track

Hi, It seems like the audio track and transcript in lesson 1.4 do not match up. I have listened to the audio three times and the following sentences aren't completely covered in my audio track: Cucinano in modo locale e tradizionale (Only "e tradizionale" is covered) and Perché non andiamo...

5 replies - Last post by Randy-T3 -
Jan 4, 2015

Rocket Tests

Is it possible to re-do a Rocket Test please? I did module one and got 87 percent but I only got 78 percent on module two. I would like to re-do module two but can't see any way to re-set it so that I can repeat it. Can you please help me? Many thanks - Elizabeth

4 replies - Last post by Elizabeth-A -
Jan 4, 2015

sharing the course

ciao Maria and Jason My husband has discovered how good Rocket is and now wants to do the course as well. is there a way that he can log in differently to me. I loose where Im up to as he picks and chooses what lessons he'll do :-( Grazie Fran

2 replies - Last post by Fran-N -
Dec 13, 2014

Progression of Study??

I am on the second level of learning Italian. Today, I completed lesson 2.5. As I look ahead, the next few lessons have little conversation, and are all grammar and verbs. Instead of going from 2.1 through 2.5, was I supposed to go 2.1 to 2.6 to 2.11 then back up to 2.2?? I'm very confused...

9 replies - Last post by Fran-N -
Dec 5, 2014

How can I download just the conversation audio lessons?

After I complete a lesson I would like to download the tracks that cover just the conversation from the FULL audio lesson. It would help me "train my ear" if I could listen to the Italian only conversations on a CD or my iPhone. After completing the next lesson I could add the new material for...

3 replies - Last post by maha266 -
Nov 3, 2014

Best use of "Play It!".

I'm curious how to get the most out of the Play It feature. Its pretty natural to just read the Italian. But when there are messing italian words in the advanced tracks, I then look at the english to figure out what's missing. Seldom completely successful! I'm wondering if the key idea is to...

2 replies - Last post by maha266 -
Nov 3, 2014

Lesson 4.1 'practichi sports?'

In lesson 4.1 Calcio, 'Pratichi lo sport' Translates as: 'Do you play any sports' In the quiz for the lesson, the question 'How would you ask "Do you play sports?"' Has the answer as: 'Pratichi sports?' I know some Italians like to pluralize words as English speakers do as to not appear...

3 replies - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi -
Sep 21, 2014

Play it audio

I cant hear the tutor when I'm trying to record both on my ipad.

2 replies - Last post by Rocket-Languages -
Jul 24, 2014

Husband and wife learning Italian

Can my wife and I use our account separately or do we only have one account to follow our progress.

1 reply - Last post by Rocket-Languages -
Jun 10, 2014

Badge ranking

I don't think my badge ranking should be "Italian Specialist" when I am still stuck on lesson 1.4. It should still be novice--don't you think?

1 reply - Last post by Dario-L1 -
May 21, 2014

Rocket Italian Lesson 1.3 Audio Tracks

In Lesson 1.3 At The Café I have a question concerning the 2nd Audio Track where it asks you "how would you say..." It asks "How would you say " A long coffee? The answer given is "Un caffe Americano" I answered it as "caffe lungo. Was I wrong and if so, why?

1 reply - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi -
Apr 22, 2014

Italian newspapers

Does anyone have a recommendation on newspapers from Italy that I can read online that will assist me with learning the Italian language before I head over to Italy in June? I figure I would use, and hopefully expand, what I have learned so far with the Rocket.

1 reply - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi -
Apr 22, 2014

Technical issue

Hi, I'm struggling to operate the P section of testing. Got the microphone and headset working and completed the first little dialogue but cannot work out how to select from Maria or Alex or how to select the next difficulty level. Can anyone help, please?

2 replies - Last post by Jean-W7 -
Apr 5, 2014

Interactive Audio drop down

Is there a way I can delay the return of the drop down's display? It would be helpful if the display would stay open a few seconds more before it closes.

3 replies - Last post by Jim-M2 -
Mar 27, 2014

Include a translator?

It would be very helpful if you could include a translator in this program where we can type in a phrase in English and have it translated in Italian. Would that be difficult?

3 replies - Last post by Rocket-Languages -
Mar 24, 2014

New app

When is the new app being released?

2 replies - Last post by Rocket-Languages -
Mar 12, 2014

How do family members log on?

Initial impression for Rocket Languages, very good. Customer service...stinks. I was offered and bought three levels of Italian and then paid for an additional family member to be able to use the program. I got a receipt for the three courses with download links but nothing other than a...

3 replies - Last post by Guy-R8 -
Feb 9, 2014

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