Italian Feedback and Comments

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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 - October 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...

3 replies - Last post by Rocket-Languages - October 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 - September 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 b...

2 replies - Last post by Fran-B8 - September 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 - September 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...

3 replies - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - August 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 - July 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 occur...

2 replies - Last post by Fran-N - June 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 t...

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, c...

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 - March 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 - February 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...

2 replies - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi - February 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, ...

5 replies - Last post by Jon-D10 - January 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 {{SectionTe...

3 replies - Last post by Rocket-Languages - January 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 tradizio...

5 replies - Last post by Randy-T3 - January 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...

4 replies - Last post by Elizabeth-A - January 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 - December 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 t...

9 replies - Last post by Fran-N - December 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 nex...

3 replies - Last post by maha266 - November 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 success...

2 replies - Last post by maha266 - November 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 En...

3 replies - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi - September 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 - July 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 - June 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 s...

1 reply - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi - April 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 ...

1 reply - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi - April 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, ple...

2 replies - Last post by Jean-W7 - April 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 - March 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 - March 24, 2014

New app

When is the new app being released?

2 replies - Last post by Rocket-Languages - March 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 down...

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

Multiple Users

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

2 replies - Last post by Rocket-Languages - February 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. ...

1 reply - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi - February 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? ...

3 replies - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi - February 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

1 reply - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi - January 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 - January 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 c...

1 reply - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi - January 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 - November 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 ...

2 replies - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi - November 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 - November 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 En...

6 replies - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi - November 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 - October 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 - October 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

3 replies - Last post by Rocket-Languages - September 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 - August 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/ ...

2 replies - Last post by Rocket-Languages - August 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?

1 reply - Last post by Rocket-Languages - August 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.

1 reply - Last post by Rocket-Languages - August 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...

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

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