Spanish - Feedback and Comments

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Downloads

How do I download conversations, vocabulary, etc,?

0 replies - Last post by StevenS97 - September 24, 2020

Incorrect Answer in Quiz 10.1

One of the questions in the Quiz section of lesson 10.1 appears incorrect. The question asks for the incorrect pair, and the answer given is "You had = Tenían". The explanation is that "Tenían" means "they had", not "you had". But it also does mean you h...

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

eso es otro trámite.

Spanish Travelogue 1.5. I thought I remember someone making a comment about this, stating that it should be ese rather than eso but I couldn't find the thread. The audio is actually correct (ese) - it's  just a typo in the text. Maybe someone could correc...

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - August 24, 2020

Ratings

Good morning Liss.  During the past year or so that I have been learning Spanish on your site I have always been curios about your three ratings: Easy, Good, Hard.  Certainly I understand the Easy and the Hard but I have never understood the GOOD.  Easy I...

1 reply - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - August 4, 2020

Buggy Speech Recognition on 7.7 - What Is Better?

The speech recognition in lesson 7.7 (What is Better?) is much buggier than usual. I've gotten used to phrases with numbers not working 100%, but the issues with this lesson go way beyond that. Sometimes it identifies all of my words correctly, and they m...

2 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - July 28, 2020

Lesson 7.7 audio difficulties since update.

¡Hola Jackie644! Thank you very much for your feedback. It does seem as though some of the voice recognition is having trouble. I will pass this on to our tech team immediately for them to look into.  Our apologies for this issue! Saludos, Liss

0 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - July 23, 2020

Struggling With Greater Difficulty in Level 2 of Rocket Spanish

Level 1 of Rocket Spanish was challenging, but do-able.  Now I have begun Level 2 of Rocket Spanish, which is proving to be much more difficult for me.  I understand the concept being taught in the lesson, but cannot complete all the activities.  There ar...

4 replies - Last post by JoelH15 - July 23, 2020

Universal search or Index

Hi, I would like a global search feature. For example, let's say I come across the word 'alguno' in another context [a book, YouTube] and I want to learn what RS has to say about it [and practice].  It would be great if I could search and find that partic...

1 reply - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - July 22, 2020

Points on play back

Hi, I am curious why no points are awarded when I play back my voice.

1 reply - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - July 22, 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...

2 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - July 21, 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.

1 reply - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - July 13, 2020

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...

3 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - July 13, 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

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

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