Russian Feedback and Comments

Add to My Vocab window

Suggestions: In the Add to My Vocab window, after clicking the + sign to add a word, the Add to My Vocab window disappears.  It would be helpful to keep this window open after adding a word, so I can add more words. After adding a word to my vocab list...

3 replies - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - October 8, 2021

Average length of time - Beginner Russian Course

How long, on average, does it take students to complete the Beginner Russian Course?  (I feel it takes me a long time to go through each lesson, and I tend to easily forget what I learned in previous lessons - which is discouraging.  Thank you (Spasiba).

2 replies - Last post by MichaelW157 - September 3, 2021

Survival Kit Weather

i hear first item, ‘season’ as audio forВремя годомBut that noun is Instrumental case, not nominative as in the text.Compare that first audio to next item's audio:seasons

3 replies - Last post by Natalya - Tutor - June 24, 2021

Access "Tools" on the mobile app

On the Rocket Russian mobile app, where can I access the “Tools” section, so I can view my saved vocabulary lists?

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - January 19, 2021

Weird behavior in the voice recognition

здравствуйте! Hi everyone! I’m a Spaniard learning Russian with this wonderful program and app. I have found a little problem when speaking numbers to the app (iPad with original earphone/microphone or with the built in ones). When the app asks me to sa...

3 replies - Last post by Little_Louis - January 3, 2021

How long do you typically spend learning one module/section?

I'm just curious on how long most people spend on a single module such as 2.2 or 1.7 ect... I'm trying to figure out what a good pace would be per day and how long I should spend studying and practicing the same one. Any recommendations or feedback would ...

3 replies - Last post by Horacio222 - January 3, 2021

Rocket Russian level 2 - content of Language and Culture Lessons

Hi, I saw that Rocket Russian level 2 is out now. Is it possible to know the list of topics of the 30 language and culture lessons included in Level 2? Or a glimpse of it? Does it contain lessons on grammatical cases, conjugation, etc? Thank you

2 replies - Last post by Horacio222 - January 3, 2021

Understanding Intonation

It seems hard to comprehend the intonation of a speaker's voice; especially with phrases in involving questions without obvious question words. This is also the case when trying to ask a particular question; being unsure of where to use intonation. Will t...

2 replies - Last post by Horacio222 - January 3, 2021


I don't understand why there is no new category for learners once they reach 100,000 points, i.e., platinum level starts at 100,000?

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - October 26, 2020

Providing Feedback

I am using the 2021 edition.  Anytime I come up with an idea for feedback I am updating a Word file with screenshots to communicate my suggestions more effectively.  These suggestions are documented and explained very well.  Instead of posting one suggest...

1 reply - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo - September 22, 2020

Audio file for Lesson 1.1 Introducing Yourself gets to 8:01 then jumps to the end

I'm not sure why the audio file is doing this.  I didn't click any buttons.  This keeps happening when I get to the 8:01 mark.  How do I fix this?

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - September 15, 2020

Ability to change font color when posting to the forum

When posting a message to the forum, it is possible to apply basic formatting changes to the words in your post.  However, on the menu bar I didn't see an option to change the font color. This would be helpful to emphasize or call out attention to certai...

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - September 3, 2020

conversations with students of the language I'm learning. Я бы хотел потренироваться с коренными россиянами.

Я бы хотел потренироваться с коренными россиянами. Is it permissible to exchange email contact information on this forum?

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - August 31, 2020

Suggestion: Making the "Listen to the full lesson" audio player visible at all times when scrolling down

When I am listening to the audio track playing in the "Listen to the full lesson" section at the top of the page, I prefer to scroll down the page to the Conversation section or the Extra Vocabulary section so I can read the words as they are spoken.  Thi...

2 replies - Last post by Ivan Drago - August 21, 2020

coup de grace

I love the last exercise, that's listed as optional, where one must write the sentences. It really solidifies what I've learned in the lesson.

0 replies - Last post by Michael-tB - August 17, 2020

How to start?

I have just started Module 1 and i find myself extremely confused on how to effectively use this system, there doesn't seem to be systematic way of progressing.  When i started I thought you go from 1.o and proceed to 1.14, but now it seems like i need to...

1 reply - Last post by Natalya - Tutor - May 19, 2020

Rocket Russian Level 2 can't be seen

Hi! Unfortunately the Rocket Russian Level 2 can't be seen if you log in.  I can't see the Russian Level 2 (free) nor in my app (Android), neither on my laptop.

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - April 11, 2020

Typo in Language & Culture lesson: 3.7 Russian Cases: Introduction

Hi! / Привет! I believe there is a typo or some mistake in this passage of 3.7 Russian Cases: Introduction (Language & Culture lesson):  Another example is the word пляж (plyash) "beach" which derives from the French word "plaque".  I think the French ...

1 reply - Last post by Natalya - Tutor - February 8, 2020

Know It! Activity bug?

Hello! I hope this is in the right section. I use the app almost exclusively as I have downtime at work and that is the best time for me to study. Recently I’ve noticed in the Know It! Section of the lessons the text does not pop up and I am unable to see...

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - December 18, 2019

Missing video in writing in Russian: letter В

Вздравствуйте, the video for the word вето seems to be missing from the page 2.10 Writing in Russian: Letter в. Instead, it's the video for the letter в alone that's showing. Спасибо

1 reply - Last post by Natalya - Tutor - October 23, 2019

Resources - Developing a quality list

Hi Everyone, I wondered if we could all put together a 'resource' list? So besides using Rocket Russian, I've used other resources to build on each lesson. However I am always on the look out for other helpful sites. Can you add anything below? I'll post ...

1 reply - Last post by Little_Louis - October 5, 2019

Russian levels 2 and 3?

Are there any plans to add levels 2 and 3 for Rocket Russian? I've been waiting for these for a very long time, and I would like for Rocket Russian to be able to take me to a more advanced level than is currently offered with just level 1. Thanks!

7 replies - Last post by Natalya - Tutor - June 27, 2019

Reset progress

Is it possible to reset my progress? I want to start from the beginning again

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - April 17, 2019

Order Flashcards

Hello and thank you for this program.  My Rocket Russian engines are just getting warmed up and signs are looking good.  However, I really like repetitive learning i.e. saying the days of the week in order, over and over.  I've made several Vocab Flashca...

2 replies - Last post by ThomasS36 - March 29, 2019

How can I reset my progress?

Title. I would like to reset all my progress and start the course from the beginning. Thank you.

1 reply - Last post by Rocket-Languages - January 27, 2019

Huge new vocabulary in some lessons in Rocket Russian!

Is it just me or does Rocket Russian contain a huge number of new words in some lessons? In 2.6 Questions In Russian for example, there are no less than 92 new words, phrases and sentences!!! Surely anyone experienced in the psychology of learning would...

2 replies - Last post by glenmacpherson - April 17, 2017

Adding cursive script to next update and extra audio

Two suggestions of improving a great product. I am currently still on Module 1 in Rocket Russian, and I find that there is a lot of vocabulary to learn. The easiest way for me to learn in to write the words many times, and so I am practicing cursive writ...

2 replies - Last post by loudoniii - April 13, 2017

Order of lessons

Hello, I did see a similar question in the forum but without a satisfactory answer. I have just started and have got to the fourth lesson (audio-meeting for coffe) and almost straight away there is a short quiz on the days of week. What is the correct way...

2 replies - Last post by loudoniii - January 20, 2017


I am desperate to see the accent as it is not shown in some of the Android app's that I use and not in the Kobo e-books that I use. It is like not having option to see furigana for kanji in Japanese: it is just essential for some of us! Am I missing how ...

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - May 3, 2016


First, I would like to say that I am bummed that the games are gone and how depressing the flashcards are. The Know It section functioned basically the same as the flashcards except it was not clunky and dreary. But I suppose that doesn't matter now seein...

8 replies - Last post by Rocket-Languages - October 29, 2015

Small icons no colour

Greetings! Somehow the small icons of a session do not get colored out if I complete that part. Only the qiuz and the test at the end. Is this a bug?

3 replies - Last post by Rocket-Languages - October 22, 2015

Problem with "games"

For the last several days, when I go into the games section I get this message:   Server Unavailable Whoops! The server is currently unavailable. If you continue, your progress will not be saved.  

2 replies - Last post by David-A116 - August 30, 2015

Mistake in the badges system.

Hi all, There seems to be a mistake regarding the badges system at the Russian course. Normally within the image of the badge, the number of points are shown, then under the icon stands the name of the current badge, and more under that the "Next Badge:....

1 reply - Last post by Rocket-Languages - August 27, 2015

Get rid of points goal on left side of screen

Does anyone know how to get rid of Points goal on the left of the screen?   I use larger font and it always gets in the way of the screen.  I tried going to the setting under my account and changing the scheduler but that doesn't work.   th...

1 reply - Last post by Rocket-Languages - May 20, 2015

how to start Rocket russian

How do you start this course effectively?  Should you 1st memorize the alphabet or should you learn the alphabet as you go.  The Write It section makes it difficult because it assumes you know how to write Russian on the first lesson.   An...

1 reply - Last post by Natalya - Tutor - April 23, 2015

Welcome to Rocket Russian!

привет everyone! My name is Natalya and I'm your host (and tutor) for Rocket Russian. Feel free to ask any questions you have about the course, or about Russian in general.  I hope you enjoy learning with me  - Natalya

5 replies - Last post by Rocket-Languages - April 19, 2015

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