Italian Feedback and Comments

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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

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 - April 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 - April 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 - April 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 ...

4 replies - Last post by Margaret-RocketLanguages - April 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 ...

2 replies - Last post by rigoletto - April 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 - April 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. ...

2 replies - Last post by em21 - April 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...

18 replies - Last post by Gwen-D - March 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 flashplay...

3 replies - Last post by cseekamp - March 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 - March 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 - March 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 ...

4 replies - Last post by ptabor2 - March 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 th...

1 reply - Last post by Rocket-Languages - February 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 sen...

7 replies - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - January 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 - January 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 - November 24, 2015

Expressions

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 quan...

2 replies - Last post by em21 - November 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...

4 replies - Last post by em21 - November 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 - November 2, 2015

Module 5 final test not working

why is Module 5 final test not working?

0 replies - Last post by Lou--28 - November 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...

3 replies - Last post by thesquirrels093 - October 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 import...

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

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