Spanish - Culture and Travel

Learning more about the culture and the places you can use your new language skills is all part of your learning adventure. If you’re looking for some extra cultural tips or you have an experience to share, welcome! You can browse the topics, do a search in the top right corner of this page, or start a new conversation. Don’t be shy!

A couple of quick questions

Cómo se dice (informal): "It was very nice seeing you again" (o "It was very nice to see you again") en español? When one says "It was..." in that sense (eg, in the sentence, "It was an eventful day."), does one...

0 replies - Last post by Martin1 - April 30, 2006

At what point should I take a 2 week immersion course?

Hola, At what point in my studies in Rocket Spanish will I benefit most in taking a 2 week immersion course in a Latin American country? I plan on being extremely comfortable in knowing the subject matter of the lessons before moving on to the next les...

1 reply - Last post by taalibeen - April 25, 2006


I know that there are a number of us who bought LSLC as well as Rocket Spanish and therefore visit both forums. I haven't been able to get logged on there for a couple of weeks. Now, the forum isn't even accessible. I have e-mailed Patrick a number of tim...

2 replies - Last post by nailteach - April 22, 2006

Is this the right kind of spanish for me?

I found this site and I'm so excited to order it! But before I do, is this Spanish more based from Spain? My fiance is from Mexico, so I'm trying to learn Spanish that he will understand? Is this the right product for me?

2 replies - Last post by knezz - April 21, 2006

Mailed course vs. the downloadable version

Hola, Other than price and the effort to download the program, what does the mailed course have over the downloadable version? Thanks in advance for any info. Also, I purchased Topic's "Instant Immesion Spanish Deluxe 2.0". It doesn't seem...

12 replies - Last post by Antonio - April 19, 2006

Tu Sombra: Pesdao

Hey all, By chance anyone have the CD: "_Tu Sombra"_ by Pesado? I'm trying to find out the name of the last song on the CD. It's an "extra" song so there is no title. It's the last 3:14 of the CD (there's about 1 min or so of dead s...

0 replies - Last post by (deleted) - April 10, 2006

Mauricio's pronunciation of 'V' vs. 'B'

I've been told that in Spanish there is no difference between a 'B' and 'V' sound; for example, the sound at the beginning of 'voy' and 'busco' would be the same. However, when I listen to Mauricio in the Rocket Spanish lessons, it seems to me that I can...

2 replies - Last post by nohablo - April 7, 2006

Spanish Spanish

Hi What are the major differences between the Spanish taught in Rocket Spanish and the Spanish spoken in Spain. The reason I ask is because I tried out some Spanish on a friend of mine (I'm living in Spain) and he said no you wouldn't say that. Tha...

4 replies - Last post by Nick-Sutton - April 4, 2006

Study in Mexico?

I'd love to go to Mexico to study Spanish for a month or two .. anyone have any experience with schools there, especially ones that are very intensive, like 4-6 hours a day.

2 replies - Last post by ppatton - April 3, 2006

Multiply and Divide

How do you divide and multiply en español? What is the correct terminology? Por ejemplo, dos multiplied by dos son cuatro o ocho divided by cuatro son dos Frank

1 reply - Last post by Mauricio - March 16, 2006

Question for Amy or Mauricio

Hey guys! After reading through your website and sampling your 6-part mini-course, rocketspanish seems really attractive. I really want to learn Spanish as alot of my co-workers are of Puerto Rican dissent. My question is will rocket spanish make me fluen...

3 replies - Last post by kal1 - March 4, 2006

Need missing transcripts for Learning like crazy tapes

¡Hola! I came to Rocket Spanish by way of LSLC. Wish I had found Rocket Spanish first as it's a great course for beginners. IMO the two make good companion courses. I really appreciate the way Amy pronounces each word that's being introduced slowly ...

1 reply - Last post by cdoer - February 14, 2006

Great Idea

I've recently moved to Spain for work so I've found myself needing to learn Spanish and I've got to say, I've looked at other Learn Spanish courses and i'm really impressed with Rocket Spanish! I tried the free mini course and will be ordering today :) ...

1 reply - Last post by Nick-Sutton - February 10, 2006

Getting Fluent

I am looking for some suggestions on improving my Spanish. I am hoping to break out of Low Intermediate level to a more advanced level. I know a lot of the grammar but still find that I have to think too much before I speak to make sure I am talking...

2 replies - Last post by Antonio - February 2, 2006


I am looking for a NZQA accredited course to do in New Zealand, is rocket spanish registered for NZQA qualifications? if so do you have an EFT points level that can go towards getting a student allowance? Thanks

1 reply - Last post by El-Toro - January 31, 2006

MP3 player for course

I want to download the Rocket Spanish course on a MP3 player. Any recommendations on a MP3 player to buy that has good audio quality/storage for this. Thanks, James

1 reply - Last post by (deleted) - November 27, 2005

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