Spanish - Feedback and Comments

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Typo in Lesson 6.1

Lesson 6.1 has a typo. In the extra vocabulary section, between the interactive conversation and the Flashcards, it translates "my country" as "ni país", with an "n", rather than "mi país", with an "m". When I say the correct translation, "mi país", it ma...

2 replies - Last post by DannyT8 - July 9, 2020

Turn off/on display not working for Play It! on desktop.

This is just a little niggle. Under the settings cog you can turn off the English/Spanish translations in the play It section, on the mobile app it seems to be working perfectly, but on the Desktop it only appears to blur out Mauricio's dialogue.  Also as...

4 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - July 5, 2020

10.8

Hi, Does 'hizo' fit here for an example of time with the imperfect?   Age and Time in the Past. [I was not able to paste a screenshot.] Hizo sol todo el fin de semana. It was sunny all weekend.

0 replies - Last post by TravisB13 - July 5, 2020

Needless Repetition

Dear Rocket Spanish Team: I'm slugging my way through Module 8.1 "A Feast of Spanish" and am seriously disappointed with the painful, needless repetition in this largely vocabulary list lesson. This has been an issue for me in many lessons to date, but r...

1 reply - Last post by TravisB13 - July 5, 2020

Points not resetting

Is there a reason my points are not resetting each day? My total for the last 24 hours far exceeds what I have actually done. Thanks

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - July 1, 2020

Dónde está la lección 5.6?

Puedo encontrar las lecciones 5.1 a 5.5, y 5.7 a 5.10, pero no 5.6. Es esto verdad? Dónde está la lección 5.6?

1 reply - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - June 29, 2020

Error in Level1 Module 1.2

Hey, I have just joined and noticed there is an error in this lesson. It incorrectly marks "encantada" as masculine in the extra vocabulary section when it should be marked feminine.     Apart from this, I'm having loads of fun! the play-along section is ...

2 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - June 29, 2020

Talking About the Weather -- Lección 4.7

Small error I found in module 4.7. There's a header that says "Emphasizing with HACER", beneath which is an example that reads "Está muy bueno". Below that is the header "Emphasizing with ESTAR", beneath which is an example that reads "Hace mucho calor". ...

1 reply - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - June 29, 2020

Speech recognition issues

Has anyone else had an issue with the speech recognition specifically relating to money? In level 1, lesson 4.2 on bargaining  I say "cuesta veinte dolares cada uno". When it types out what I have said it shows "Cuesta $20 cada uno" and it gives me a 50%....

2 replies - Last post by MarthaW9 - June 22, 2020

Points 86,000 jump

This is a huge jump compared to all the others.  Is there some reason?  or  'that's just how it is' 64,000 points: ‘Gold Star Master’ 150,000 points: 'Platinum Star Master'

1 reply - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - June 16, 2020

Is Amy a native speaker?

From 8.2 It's time for make believe as your Rocket hosts create for your learning pleasure a chance to step into the shoes of your favorite Rocket Spanish native speaker: Amy! I thought she learned Spanish as an adult.  Maybe she perfected it as an adult...

2 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - June 16, 2020

Module Certification Quiz

I just took the Module 3 Certification, and I have a comment about the Quiz section. It very obviously recycles randomized questions from the Quiz sections of the various Module 3 lecciones, which makes sense in theory. Unfortunately, some of the question...

1 reply - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - June 16, 2020

Inclusive Language re: Spouses in Level 3.1

In the audio for Level 3.1, I am asked to introduce someone to my spouse. The instructions given are "if you are a man, say conoces a mi esposa, but if you are a woman, say conoces a mi esposo". This language ignores the possibility that a man may be marr...

1 reply - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - June 8, 2020

Module 2.4 Speech Recognition Issue with Sí

It's a minor thing, but the speech recognition in Module 2.4 keeps interpreting my spoken "sí" (con tilde) as "si" (sin tilde), and marking my answer as incorrect. Granted, it's impossible to indicate vocally the presence of an accent on a monosyllabic wo...

1 reply - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - June 2, 2020

Language & Culture lessons very hard (Spanish)

Dear all, I would like to know if you guys are also struggling with the Language & Culture lessons (I am in module 1 so far). While the interactive audio lessons are very well structured and are building up, the language & culture lessons are often very ...

2 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - June 2, 2020

progress badges points

Suggestion:  Create a hyperlink where new users can read about points for activities and how much each badge is worth.  I have spent too much time trying to search My Forum, but to no avail. For example:  place it at the end of this on Progress page... ...

2 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - June 2, 2020

Who has completed Rocket Spanish Platinum: Level 3?

Who has completed Rocket Spanish Platinum: Level 3?  What was your experience? Are you fluent and/or conversational in Spanish now?

5 replies - Last post by TravisB13 - May 31, 2020

My Course

I cannot find any information on the site to let me know how long my subscription was for?  Rocket Spanish Premium PlusAugust 31, 2019, 3:18 am   9PXVAB5L Can someone tell me how to find this info?

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - May 27, 2020

Microphone Headset

Does anyone have any advice on the best microphone headset to buy to take advantage of the Rocket Record? I find the built-in computer microphone does not give the best recording.

3 replies - Last post by TravisB13 - May 25, 2020

typos

Where do I report typos? 3.6  standing today: team baths,      Steam?

1 reply - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - May 24, 2020

Indicators on the Know It! Section

First things first, I have been using Rocket Spanish for about two weeks now, and I have been very happy with the lessons. I'm probably annoying the heck out of my poor family, stuck at home with me repeating Spanish phrases at my phone and laptop for an ...

2 replies - Last post by AdamB66 - May 24, 2020

Lesson 13.1: Weremos instead of Seremos??

Hello, Everywhere in Lesson 13.1 that "seremos" is supposed to appear, it appears as "weremos" instead. (A typographical error I suppose?). This makes it impossible to get any of the pronunciation exercises correct. On the spoken exercises, "seremos" doe...

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - May 23, 2020

New Design Hides "My Progress", "Quick Settings", and "Quick Tools"!

Hola, One of the first things I noticed about the new design is that items in the left frame (at least, what used to be a separate left frame) is that it is now locked to the right frame and My Progress, Quick Settings, and Quick Tools, immediately scrol...

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - May 22, 2020

Drafts

Hi,  In Lesson 2.7, there were many labels on text saying "Draft" and there were sections where there should be voice recognition buttons, but they were not there yet. Has anyone else noticed this?

3 replies - Last post by Alice101 - May 14, 2020

Length of Hear It Say it Sentences

I have seen a number of reviews in which people complain about the longer sentences near the end of the Hear It! Say It! exercises -- namely that they are too long to remember. However... I would like to say that I appreciate these longer sentences and fi...

2 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - April 20, 2020

Spanish Travelogue

I've been away from Rocket Spanish for awhile as there wasn't anything more I could do with the Platinum course. I just purchased the Rocket Spanish Travelogue today. I am really impressed with the new interface: a slick presentation with exceptional res...

9 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - April 13, 2020

Do all the lessons have a lot of English? Is there any placement test?

Hey there. I'm new to this platform and I'm not sure what I expected. Whatever I imagined, it was not this. I'm not ready to give up just yet. I started at Level 2 and am half way through the first recording. I was truly shocked by how much English is in ...

2 replies - Last post by CoraP - April 12, 2020

Una pregunta sobre decir tiempo en la segunda mitad si la hora

Years ago I learned to use "menos" when stating time in the second half of the hour, such as "son las siete menos diez", for 6:50.  But, Rocket Spanish is saying that you should say "es diez para las siete".  And, it is suggested that "es séis y cincueta"...

1 reply - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - March 2, 2020

Lesson 9.3 Phrase 37

In Lesson 9.3 Phrase 37 ¿Por qué dijiste eso? Mauricio, to my ears, sounds like he is saying¨ ¿Por qué jiste eso? ´ instead of ¿Por qué dijiste eso?.  I find the dropping of letters quite common in Mauricio´s dialogs.  Is this normal and if it is how is a...

5 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - March 2, 2020

Usful of Quick settings

Do you think is there any difference between grades(Easy, Medium and Hard) of quick settings ? As for me , I really couldn't find anything. And by the way my question concerne Spanish Rocket.

1 reply - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - January 29, 2020

Master lessons first

Should I master each lesson before moving on to the next one?

3 replies - Last post by Steven-W15 - January 16, 2020

Correction to Travelogue 6.1 Escaping Honduras Part 1

¡pero es un sentimiento extraño el pensar que nuestros pasaportes originales pueden ya estar en manos de las autoridades locales! Y que nuestra conexión con Rick pueda ponernos en peligro. My question was going to be why the first usage of "poder"...

3 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - December 4, 2019

Audio Issues

I have had audio issues for the past several days with no assistance from the technical team. The audio goes in and out intermittently. I thought it was just in lesson 4.8 but after spot checking other lessons I’ve found that the issue is much more broad....

8 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - November 27, 2019

Travelogue 5.1 Photo

I normally don't pay close attention to the photos in the Travelogue but I did happen to notice this time around. The dialogue describes a very exotic lunch of Caribbean food on a boat in the middle of the Caribbean but the photo is one of wings and pizza...

1 reply - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - November 7, 2019

Advanced Learning Techniques not included in the app

I like the My Tools section on the Rocket Spanish web site, particularly Advanced Learning Techniques under My Advanced Learning and My Vocab. They are really useful. The mobile app only includes My Progress and none of the other tools. Why are they not i...

2 replies - Last post by MikeB56 - October 8, 2019

Reinforcement exercises not showing correct completed phrases count

Hello, In each of the reinforcement exercises there is a counter in the upper right showing how many phrases for that exercise you've completed, e.g. "10/78".  Since yesterday I'm seeing a problem where the counter doesn't advance.  It will count once aft...

8 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - September 29, 2019

Level 1 transcript

The Module 8 role playing audios do not make sense without a transcript of the conversation. Although the transcript is referred to in the lessons, I do not see a link for the full transcript in module 8. Please advise.  To be clear, I say it makes no se...

3 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - August 27, 2019

Playback audio to fast

When using the record feature on the Desktop there is an option to playback what you recorded. The problem is the playback speed sounds like it is sped up greatly. I know I'm not speaking that fast. It's also usually quite choppy and poor in addition to t...

3 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - August 27, 2019

Audio not working on app

I’ve been having problems with the audio on the Spanish app for a number of days now (no sound). Sometimes it comes on briefly then stops working again. I tried turning my iPad off and restarting - the sound worked for a minute then stopped. Anyone else h...

6 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - August 21, 2019

Progress reset.

Hello, I want to know how to reset my course progress , so my wife can do the course without my progress showing up. OR, can it be set up so she has her progress and I have mine?  Will we have to pay to give her, her own copy of the Spanish course or can...

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - July 16, 2019

New Here, why the sudden reduction in forum activity?

I have just signed up and up to now am really enjoying how the course is structured, I have also particularly enjoyed reading the forums, as I have had a tough time with convincing myself that I am cut out for language learning, I seem to struggle retaini...

6 replies - Last post by MichaelA224 - July 15, 2019

My Vocab on Mobile App

I'm sure this has been suggested already, but can you please add the My Vocab and My Flashcards to the Mobile app. It'd be really nice to be able to review/study these on the app and quickly access them rather than having to use the website.

2 replies - Last post by MichaelA224 - June 21, 2019

Help!

When I try to listen to the complete lessons, there's no volume. I don't hear anything, and the volume control device is stuck on low -- I can't move it. I hope this is something that can be fixed at your end.

3 replies - Last post by DmBaker - June 16, 2019

Voice Recognition Problem

In Module 2.2 Making the weekend plans Extra Vocabulary Is it only me or is there a problem in Rocket's recognition of the following.  It seems to cut off the endings. Voy a las cinco  Voy a las doce

5 replies - Last post by Laird - May 16, 2019

Missing part of 5.6 More about Us and Them: Prepositional Pronouns?

It looks like part of "5.6 More about Us and Them: Prepositional Pronouns" is missing. There is mention of mí and ti and then some examples of exceptions to their use, but no examples of their actual use. It's as though part of the page is missing. I assu...

2 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - April 30, 2019

My streak...gone!!!

I had a 76 day streak going and didn't miss a day but for some reason my streak reset to zero.  The only reason I can think of is that we had travelled across two time zones the day before but I had done lessons both days.  Not a real big deal but somehow...

3 replies - Last post by SheffieldLass - April 26, 2019

Moving through the lessons

I am new to using Rocket Spanish and I am having navigational problem. I have done the first dialogue but it is only giving me one question in each section even though it shows a box in the corner with 0/15,  0/14  0/14.  After I do the first question it ...

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - April 20, 2019

Module testing

Hi, I found the module testing by accident and cannot find them again.  How can I get back to the test page?  I cannot seem to be able to find it again after much searshing through the menus.  How can I navigate the menus to get to it. Thanks, Denis

3 replies - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - April 16, 2019

Virtual Reality

Hi,  I am starting to see Spanish, and I guess other language websites offer virtual reality as a teaching option, especially for role play and getting conversational. Does Rocket have any such plans to introduce this technology? Thanks Liam

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - April 10, 2019

Flashcards under my tools

It would be most helpful to be able to highlight flashcards in the lessons and have them appear under My Flashcards. In fact, I consider this one of the greatest failings of this site. I currently export My Vocab into Anki to do this, but there is no voic...

2 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - April 8, 2019

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