Italian Feedback and Comments

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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...

0 replies - Last post by tom-pason - December 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 - December 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 - November 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...

8 replies - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi - October 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!

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

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

1 reply - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi - October 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 on...

9 replies - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi - August 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-- - July 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 m...

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 - March 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 - March 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 - March 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

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

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

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

3 replies - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi - September 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 ...

1 reply - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi - September 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 simultaneousl...

1 reply - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi - August 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 - July 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 - July 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. ...

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

MegaVerbs

Hi 1. Request for Enhancement: If you get the answer wrong four times, could you display the correct answer - very frustrating otherwise. 2. I am struggling to understand why "they understood" (perfect) does not translate correctly as "ha...

5 replies - Last post by Rocket-Languages - June 20, 2011

Quizes Need Improvement.

Hi. When in the "quiz" section, after you do it once when you reset you should ask a DIFFERENT set of questions. It also would be better if they were more than 5 questions and a little more challenging.

6 replies - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi - May 3, 2011

funerals

Ciao Maria, I was wondering if rocket touches on the sensitive subject of death and funerals. unfortunately they are a part of life and one that at times needs to be discussed. Does rocket touch on this subject in any lessons. Grazie Fran

4 replies - Last post by Fran-N - April 6, 2011

translation please :)

Buon Giorno, Can you please tell me how to say "we will be arriving at 3PM"? Mille grazie! andrea

5 replies - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi - April 6, 2011

Learning??

Ciao, just wondering is there anyone else learning this course without anyone to practise with, and how successful are you at it. I'm teaching my dog and speak a bit to my husband but am curious at how anyone else is doing???? Fran

6 replies - Last post by Fran-N - March 14, 2011

Lesson 2.9

In this section of 2.9 Attività Una giornata di lavoro - A day of work The following text is about a typical day at work. Listen and read carefully. Can you understand enough to be able to answer the questions below? Check the English translation afterw...

3 replies - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi - December 11, 2010

December Updates

Hi Everyone Jason here, the CEO of Rocket Languages. Those that have been with Rocket Languages for a while will have noticed many gradual changes and face-lifts over the last couple of years. Most of these changes have come from suggestions that members...

0 replies - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo - December 10, 2010

Calcio

I was intrigued to hear Alex say that North America is the only place they call it soccer. Not so. It's always been known as such here in Australia and in New Zealand and I expect there are other countries of English heritage that do the same. I'm told ...

1 reply - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi - November 18, 2010

Rocket Italian Premium Plus Lesson 11.6

The language and Culture tabs are blank when I go into this lesson. Is something wrong?

1 reply - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi - November 18, 2010

Downloading Answers in Grammar Sections

How do you download answers to questions in grammar sections?

5 replies - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi - November 18, 2010

Feedback

Ciao, I wanted to say that I'm very happy with this course and it's layout. It seems that the SYSOPS up there finally got everything under control. Pheu! That was quite a ride at the beginning. I also want to commend the Moderators in this forum for thei...

8 replies - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi - November 11, 2010

Simple books to read

It would be helpful if each lesson concluded with a short story appropriate to the level of the lesson. Once you've seen the lesson sentences, there is no thinking required to translate what you are looking at - you really need a chance to play with some...

4 replies - Last post by Jon-S - October 19, 2010

Errors on Mega Cards

Hi, I have only made it through a few dozen mega cards for beginners and have found a few errors. Most look like typos.... "the girls runs"... instead of the girl runs... etc. One of the cards has the following. The word "hall"...

1 reply - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi - October 6, 2010

What's after Italian Premium Plus?

Fa nessuno sa quando Italian tre e' venire?

1 reply - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi - September 16, 2010

Errori in Bonus Lesson

In the 6.9 Lesson on the Body: Schiena ... Waist Caviglia ... Calf Piede ... Ankle Also, it would be helpful if definite articles were included. Grazie.

1 reply - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi - September 16, 2010

2nd phrase in lesson 6.1

In lesson 6.1 mangiate is translated as 1st person singular but my verb book translates it as second person plural in either present indicative or imperative tenses. Am I missing something? Thank you.

2 replies - Last post by davidej - September 8, 2010

can't download and save lessons with MAC

Hi there, I am using a mac and having trouble downloading and saving lessons in iTunes. Each time i press the "download audio" button, it starts to play with "quicktime" plug-in, though iTunes has been set as my default media player :...

1 reply - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi - September 2, 2010

No more print function?

What happened to the print function? I've checked multiple courses and can't find the print option. I have printed before, so whats changed?

1 reply - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi - August 17, 2010

Audio Transcripts

Could you provide transcripts of the audio lessons?

0 replies - Last post by maycha - August 5, 2010

Better Interactiveness and more visually pleasing

Love Rocket Italian Premium Plus. It would be a lot more fun doing the lessons if the interactive menu was set up more like Italian Premium where the user can see the words and pictures and match them. This would hold my attention a lot more. The lessons ...

1 reply - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi - July 16, 2010

Future/Conditional

Buon giorno! I must have missed the lesson on past tense. In 9.6, Modal verbs, the introduction refers to "in last lesson. . .learned how to express yourself in the past," but 9.5 refers to Conditional verbs. Have I confused premium vs. the ...

1 reply - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi - July 16, 2010

Next edition

Do you have a projected date for which the next set of lessons will be available for Rocket Italian? I am visiting Italy this summer and had hoped the next set of lessons would be ready in time for me to go through them before departing. I hope Maria and ...

3 replies - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi - July 6, 2010

Mega Vocabulary and Games

I have Italian Premium PLus, but do not have any games, mega Vocabulary.

3 replies - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi - July 1, 2010

Rocket Italian Games

Where can i find mine in the package? Been looking for it for a while. Thanks :)

1 reply - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi - June 9, 2010

bonus lessons - quiz ?

Ciao Just a quick question: Is there supposed to be a quiz after the bonus lesson? Don't seem to show up. Thanks, Dagmar

1 reply - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi - March 17, 2010

grammar and culture lessons

Ciao I have completed the first two sections of the audio course, up to the hotel scenario. I have received two e-mails with grammar and culture lessons, and I see that all these lessons are in the course material. Am I supposed to go through an audio le...

1 reply - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi - February 23, 2010

2CDs vs 20CDs

Hi, Just purchased the on-line, downloadable version and noticed the option to purchase the lessons on CD. What is the difference between the 2CD version and the 20CD version other than the 20CD version seems to be in Stereo, contains 18 more CDs and is ...

1 reply - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi - February 15, 2010

Part 6 Rocket Italian Language & Culture

I think there is an error in the summary section of the verb "avere." The caption under the picture reads "Lui Ha caldo!" for he is hot, but in the list, it reads reads Voi avete freddofor You are hot. Shouldn't this be Voi avete cal...

1 reply - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi - February 15, 2010

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