Italian Feedback and Comments
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Translation for "Vuoi dire che dobbiamo lasciare questo bellissimo posto?"
Ciao, In lesson 4.5 The Tuscan Countryside It has "Vuoi dire che dobbiamo lasciare questo bellissimo posto?" is translated to "Do (you) mean that (we) have to leave this beautiful town?" Posto means place or post. So should the translation read "Do (you...
1 reply - Last post by caterina-rocket-italian-tutor - May 20, 2020
What is the correct / proper way to move through the lessons?
Ciao a tutti ! I was wondering if there is a correct / proper / recommended way to move through the interactive audio lessons and language & culture lessons. For example, is it better to do one each or to finish with all the interactive lessons and then m...
1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - April 21, 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...
1 reply - Last post by caterina-rocket-italian-tutor - April 15, 2020
I frequent see translations in lessons that do not seem quite right and make me unsure of what I thought was correct. Here is an example from lesson 5.7: Aspettando il tuo arrivo, ho parlato con Maria. While waiting for you to arrive, (I) ...
2 replies - Last post by caterina-rocket-italian-tutor - March 9, 2020
Bought 3 levels of the course but can’t access on the App
Help please. I’ve just paid for all 3 levels but when I try to access the course on the app (to speak) my purchases aren’t there - just the free ones I was trying out. Do I have to do something? Thank you
1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - February 24, 2020
Translation of "per fare una bella cena ai miei amici"
In lesson 6.1, "per fare una bella cena ai miei amici" is translated as "to make a good dinner for my friends. Should it be written "per i miei amici" instead of "ai miei amici", which I believe means " to my friends"? Thanks, Jack Korpi
1 reply - Last post by caterina-rocket-italian-tutor - February 6, 2020
Why won't the Certification Test for Rocket Italian Module 16 upload?
When I click on the Module 16 Certification Test button...the test doesn't appear. The little circle just keeps revolving. What's up?
5 replies - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - January 27, 2020
Rocket Italian - Travelogues or Level 3?
After finishing Level 2 of Rocket Italian would it be better to carry on with Level 3 OR switch to the Italian Travelogues course? Any advice appreciated.
2 replies - Last post by dianalundbom - December 23, 2019
Stars on dialogue lines
What happened to the starts at the right side of each line of dialog? I used to click on those to add to my Vocabulary, but now I don't see the starts anymore.
6 replies - Last post by ChrisM108 - December 5, 2019
Benchmark on app?
Any ideas from tech as to when My Benchmark will be available on the app? I only have web access via an iPad, and it doesn’t work that way, despite being visible. Grazie.
1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - October 28, 2019
Grazie - Advanced Learning
Thank you for the advanced learning tips you have provided in your course. I have applied some and found that I am learning much better now - especially #22 Alexander Arguelles' Scriptorium Technique - it has made a world of difference for me.
0 replies - Last post by Sno-J1 - October 23, 2019
Module 9 Certification Test - no audio prompt on the first test "HEAR IT"
The recording prompt appears but there is no audio prompt preceding it!
1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - September 6, 2019
Flash cards lesson 8.3 not working correctly
1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - September 5, 2019
Module certification on app?
I can’t find certification on the app and using an iPad, using the website doesn’t enable me to record. I know from an earlier enquiry that tablets aren’t recommended for the website but as I don’t have a computer, it would be helpful to use the app for c...
1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - August 31, 2019
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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