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Multiple Users

Can two people use this software and have separate dashboards to track progress?

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Feb 9, 2014

Proficiency tests

I have just resumed the Italian course after a six month 'rest'. I am revising the material I learned last year and am surprised how much I have retained. I love the new 'Write It' test, but would also like you to have retained some form of section test. It is relatively easy to retain...

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Feb 9, 2014

1.5 Write it testing not working

This is my first post...hope I'm doing this right! I just tried doing the testing at the end of 1.5 and can do all sections except the Write It one. It won't give me the buttons so that I can say if it was easy, so so, etc. Anyone else having this issue? I've been working on an iPad this whole...

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Feb 9, 2014

When to do Language and Culture lessons?

I'm sure I'm just missing it, but what is the recommended approach to doing Language & Culture lessons. There does not appear to be a one-to-one correspondence of those lessons to the interactive audio lessons. Thanks, Jean

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Jan 27, 2014

Conversation transcripts

Help, It seems with the new update, I can no longer download pdf files of the Conversation Transcripts. Has this feature been moved or eliminated?

4 replies - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi -
Jan 27, 2014

tests

hi I am loving doing my rocket italian but wondered if you guys could create tests for the end of each section going over everything. Otherwise if you want to see if you've remember what you've learnt you have to go back to each test in each lesson to check. Something like a short exam ? Just...

1 reply - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi -
Jan 27, 2014

2014 edition

I hear that the 2014 verison came out Sept 30. I have not committed to purchase Italian Rocket Premium yet. If I do will I get the 2014 version?

4 replies - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi -
Nov 21, 2013

Is there something missing in Lesson 2.6

Lesson 2.6 is titled To Be, To Have, There is, There are and Where is BUt while the lesson states that THere are is formed by using ci and sono (from loro sono), no examples are given in the audio parts. There is a bank. There is a bar etc but surely for beginners, unfamiliar with the language...

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Nov 21, 2013

Proficiency tests

I can't find the proficiency tests in the new format can anyone help?

7 replies - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi -
Nov 21, 2013

This is way more frustrating than the library tapes

Is anyone challenged by this software? Why do I constantly have to rate everything. Is that the analog they are using to see how we are doing? The microphone thing is kind of a joke. I paid $100 for this thing and it's actually really pissing me off in English and italian. I can't even figure...

6 replies - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi -
Nov 21, 2013

Dashboard

I can't understand how to get credit for writing (speak,write,etc.). How do you get credit fore rewriting the phrase.. Doesn't seem to work.

3 replies - Last post by Rocket-Languages -
Oct 20, 2013

Lesson 1.6 - Survival phrases

On the Write It section of this lesson, it will not advance beyond the word 'caffe'. After I hit 'Reveal' the answer in English appears, but not the rating.

2 replies - Last post by Rocket-Languages -
Oct 20, 2013

Video lessons

Buon Giorno, Any chance lessons could show both audio and video of Alex and Maria? I tend to remember words easier when I can see and hear someone say the words. Garry P

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Sep 13, 2013

pizza

Ciao Mary If you go to "language and culture" lesson 1.8 you will find your answer Buon divertimento! Grahame

0 replies - Last post by grahame-r -
Aug 20, 2013

Hear It / Say It

Until today I have been able to use the Hear It/ Say It section at the end of each lesson, to revise and consolidate my understanding of the lesson. I have not used the Know It section as I do not have a microphone. Now I find I cannot use the Hear It/ Say It section without a microphone being...

2 replies - Last post by Rocket-Languages -
Aug 14, 2013

download to second computer.

I have just purchased Rocket Language - Italian. I have downloaded to my laptop. Can I download to my tablet without purchasing another subscription?

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Aug 14, 2013

reset doesn't seem to be working.

Suddenly the "reset" feature on "My level" doesn't seem to be working. Just wanted to make sure you were aware of this problem.

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Aug 14, 2013

Errori in Lesson 13.8

In the Attivita section: Q3. "Chiunque noi vediamo, salutiamo" is translated as "Whoever I see, I greet". Shouldn't it be "Whoever we see, we greet"? Q4 "Lei pensa che Roberto abbia comprato i dolce" is translated as "She thinks that Roberto has both the cakes" . Shouldn't that be "She...

1 reply - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi -
Aug 10, 2013

What is the intended lesson order?

Ciao! Are the lessons intended to be completed in the numerical order? For instance, do I start with Lesson 1.0... and then move on to Lesson 1.1... 1.2... 1.3, etc? Grazie!

3 replies - Last post by grahame-r -
Jul 30, 2013

What is the intended lesson order?

Ciao! Are the lessons intended to be completed in the numerical order? For instance, do I start with Lesson 1.0... and then move on to Lesson 1.1... 1.2... 1.3, etc? Grazie!

2 replies - Last post by luigi-p -
Jul 16, 2013

pause lesson

sometimes I get interrupted, can I pause the lesson and then return when I can?

2 replies - Last post by Rocket-Languages -
Jun 20, 2013

master games

is there a master games for rocket italian

7 replies - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi -
Apr 23, 2013

Apple app

Ciao, grazie, grazie for the apple app. I dont get to my computer alot. I have all the lesson downloaded on my ipod and I print out the sheets, so I dont get to use the practice sessions much. but now with the app I can get the full benefits of the Rocket course. One thing I have noticed...

3 replies - Last post by Fran-N -
Mar 7, 2013

Check my translation per favore.

Just review Language & Culture lesson 2:11 and came across a little exercise of translating Can you ... Thought I would translate and get someone to check if I was right as the lesson never gives the answers. Can you open the window for me? Mi puo aprire la finestra? or Mi puo aprire la...

2 replies - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi -
Mar 1, 2013

Member

how do you login as a member

3 replies - Last post by bruce-librosmedia-com -
Feb 9, 2013

using all the features on smartphone

I am enjoying your course. I only have internet access through my smartphone. Is there a mobile version available. I am still trying to use all the features of this course. It may be that only using the phone is making it harder. Also I tried the review feature but can not turn it off. But...

8 replies - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi -
Jan 30, 2013

Correction in Lesson 13.2

Lesson 13.2 R.I. Premium Plus. In the Practice section, the English translation for scadere is given as "to expiry". It should be "to expire"

1 reply - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi -
Jan 30, 2013

correction required in lesson 13.7

In the table for the 2nd conjugation, comparing the Indicative with the Subjunctive, the example used is vendere - "to sell". In all but one line, it is incorrectly translated as "to see"

1 reply - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi -
Jan 30, 2013

using all the features on smartphone

I am enjoying your course. I only have internet access through my smartphone. Is there a mobile version available. I am still trying to use all the features of this course. It may be that only using the phone is making it harder. Also I tried the review feature but can not turn it off. But...

0 replies - Last post by tom-pason -
Dec 22, 2012

Error in "Know it" 2.6

Ciao, I believe the response to "You all (addressing people in a collective sense)" should be 'loro' and not the provided 'voi'. Thanks, pete

2 replies - Last post by Peter-P1 -
Dec 5, 2012

Lyric translation.

I love listening to Italian music. Andrea Bocelli, Anna Tatangelo, and Laura Pausini to name a few. Would there ever be a chance of adding a lyrics translation tab to Rocket Languages? David Harris

1 reply - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi -
Nov 25, 2012

Mi piace

I am sorry to say that I have not done my Italian course for months. My sister who sent me the money to start the course died in May. I went home to her funeral and since I came back I have not really visited Rocket Italian. However, I have now decided to resume. I am so pleased with the...

8 replies - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi -
Oct 8, 2012

Buona Sera!

Ciao! Sono qui! I am new here to Rocket Languages, and I love the program. I am learning so much, and I have only been here for 1 day. I can't wait to meet community, and learn more Italian! Mi chiamo Franco! Sono di New York. Piacere!

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Oct 8, 2012

Questo ha senso?

Ho tempo fare una passeggiata a biblioteca. Mi piace biblioteche molti! Ogni tempo andare in una citta, visito la biblioteca. la citta con l biblioteca piu migliore é la citta piu migliore per me. La citta con la biblioteca la piu migliore é la citta la piu migliore per me.

1 reply - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi -
Oct 8, 2012

software format

I'm considering buying the software, but I can't find any thing that talks plainly about how the software is set up. My main concern is that I don't have internet access that often so if this program requires an internet connection, then I'll have to find something else. Anyone help?

1 reply - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi -
Oct 8, 2012

conversation 4.5 countryside

Hi, Just wondering why it isn't possible to listen to just the conversation in lesson 4.5. With the lessons up to that point it is an option but with this one I always have to listen to the complete audio lesson. Will the conversation be added to this one? Loving this course! Thanks Karen

9 replies - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi -
Aug 6, 2012

Ipad application in future?

Are there any plans for an Ipad application for Rocket Italian? Thank you!

3 replies - Last post by Saskia-- -
Jul 14, 2012

Study routine??

Ciao Maria e a tutti I am just wondering how much time people spend on each lesson. I don't have any Italians around me so I'm practising alone, but now that I've started Premium Plus lessons I find myself going back to the previous lessons to refresh myself (because my memory is actually,...

4 replies - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi -
May 10, 2012

Question about something in 1.5/How Are You?

The text says "Sta al ristorante", but the audio track sounds a bit different ("Sta alla ristorante?", or something like that). It sounds like there is an extra syllable. Are my ears deceiving me? Thanks a lot, Steve

2 replies - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi -
Mar 27, 2012

La Canzone

Buongiorno Maria! Mi chiamo Matteo e ho una domanda importante. Che cosa il titlo della canzone che suona ogni lezione??? La canzone mi sembra molta familiare! Grazie!

3 replies - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi -
Mar 27, 2012

Tests

When I did the Rocket Italian Premium, it would show when I had taken a test. Now I am doing all the tests for the audio courses, but I can't find anywhere where it shows that I did take them. Where can I find that? Thanks

2 replies - Last post by Rocket-Languages -
Mar 8, 2012

Audio track not working

11.2 Italian Christmas/Il Natale Italiano Hi, the above audia track don't seem to be working correctly. The sound cuts off after the first sentence. Can you please help. Mille grazie. Dagmar

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Mar 8, 2012

italiano

ciao a tutti, questo programma e' totalmente nuovo per noi ma fino adesso, sembra funzionare abbastanza bene. io sto studiando cinese con mio marito usando questo programma. ogni tanto guardo gli esercizi in italiano. non sono madrelingua, ho imparato e ogni tanto ho bisogno di studiare,...

1 reply - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi -
Jan 3, 2012

Dictionary

Ciao, Sometimes there are sentences in the exercises area with words I don't understand. I have to go to a different site to look for a dictionary, or consult my small Italian/English dictionary. I also like to compose sentences of my own to improve my learning, and many times I find myself...

1 reply - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi -
Dec 7, 2011

How can I practice speaking?

The Rocket Reviews are helpful, because you have to pull the Italian phrase out of nowhere. I find the multiple choice quizzes completely useless because the correct answer is already there. What I need practice with is thinking of how to say whatever I need to say on the spur of the...

3 replies - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi -
Sep 14, 2011

Community posts

Is anyone having a problem with posting info or questions in the Community area? It seems I am not receiving the new questions &/or info people are posting. The last entry I've been able to pick up is from August 12. No one has had anything to say for the last 2 weeks? Perhaps I have a...

1 reply - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi -
Sep 1, 2011

I am stuck!

I thought I was doing great with Alex and Maria and then I hit the brick wall with grammar in 2.7 and 2.8. I am struggling with understanding these sections and have stopped with the audio lessons. Is it best to continue the audio and work simultaneously with these grammar nightmares or hold...

1 reply - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi -
Aug 8, 2011

MegaVerbs

Can you use the imperfect past tense in the MegaVerbs game or is it only perfect past?

1 reply - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi -
Jul 10, 2011

5.1

In lesson 5.1 there is an error in the typing. The lines are out of order in the Italian script.

2 replies - Last post by Rocket-Languages -
Jul 7, 2011

Thinkiing

Does anyone have any tips on how to "think" in Italian rather than translate an Italian phrase into English, and then construct a reply in English, then re-translating into Italian? I find this to be an obstacle for me. Conversion just doesn't work. Is it only a matter of vocabulary and...

7 replies - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi -
Jun 26, 2011

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