Spanish - Feedback and Comments

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Rocket Spanish - Updated Level 3 Language & Culture Lessons

Hi Everyone!We've updated the Language & Culture lessons for Rocket Spanish Level 3!This means that we've created all-new lessons to provide you with improved explanations, useful new topics, and a wide array of new audio examples - all of which will help...

6 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - May 26, 2021

Rocket Spanish - Updated Level 2 Language & Culture Lessons, New Numbering

Hi Everyone! We've made a few updates to Rocket Spanish Level 2 and Level 3! In Level 2, we've created all-new Language & Culture lessons that now span seven modules instead of five. With these new lessons you'll get improved explanations, new topics, a...

4 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - March 2, 2021

Rocket Spanish - Updated Level 2 Culture Lessons

Hi Everyone!  You can now find brand-new Culture components in all of the Level 2 Language & Culture lessons! Many of these new Culture sections cover entirely new themes and they all contain great new info, giving you insights into all things Latin Ame...

0 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - January 20, 2021

Rocket Spanish - Updated Level 1 Culture Lessons

Hi Everyone!  You can now find brand-new Culture components in all of the Level 1 Language & Culture lessons! Most of these new Culture segments are on completely new topics, and they will provide you with greater insights into Latin American culture as...

0 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - November 24, 2020

Numbers converting wrong

I am having trouble. I am on lesson 1.7 of the Rocket spanish course. Anytime I have to say a number or time with speech recognition, it marks me wrong. I know I say it correctly, but it converts the word-numbers I say into digits. So, if I said ‘cinco’, ...

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - June 11, 2021

Include formal conjugations in early lessons?

FYI, I have placed this in feedback, because I would find it very useful if the speech recognition and conversations would use usted. I'm honestly a bit stumped about why tú (only) would be taught. From my experience, there's a real chance of offending pe...

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - May 30, 2021

Disable 'spell check' for text input field when entering written version of a spoken sentence

When typing in the matching Spanish text for a spoken sentence, the browser ‘spell check' feature keeps ‘correcting’ my Spanish words into English (e.g. changes ‘estas’ to ‘seats’ every time). Extremely annoying. As an experienced web developer, I know th...

1 reply - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - May 21, 2021

Maps

I suggest some improvements/enhancements.Coordinate the pictures.  22.4 should have a picture of the waterfall, not of a Colombian street.  Each section could/should have 3-5 pictures:  a person, nature, the theme, cartoon.  For the L&Culture, lots of pic...

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - March 23, 2021

Level 1 Lesson 4.5

The Flashcards for “This bread is delicious"  had "Este pan es rico".   I think it should have been delicioso.  Same thing for "That bread is delicious."

1 reply - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - March 10, 2021

Using Rocket Spanish to speak Spanish in Spain

I am aware that the Spanish language in this course is South American “world” Spanish.Living in the UK, it is far more likely that I will be speaking Spanish in Spain as it's far closer. So: Will I be understood speaking world Spanish in Spain? Will I be ...

2 replies - Last post by AngieW7 - February 13, 2021

Rocket Record Difficulty Settings

The “settings” widget in the toolbar lists only Rocket Record Difficulty for which the help is “use these settings to adjust the Rocket Record voice recognition difficulty.” (duh). The options are “Easy” and “Hard.” Which is the correct option to choose o...

1 reply - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - February 11, 2021

Unsubscribe from weekly email

I keep getting weekly emails from rocket. The unsubscribe button at the bottom does not work. I've sent multiple emails to customer support about this but no one ever responds. Is anyone else having this problem?

1 reply - Last post by Margaret-RocketLanguages - February 2, 2021

Double L pronounced differently in different lessons

I'm trying to get a handle on how to pronounce the ‘double L’, however it keeps changing depending on who is speaking.For example. In lesson 2.4 they pronounce calle as something like “kai-yea”. But in 2.9 calle is pronounced with more of the ‘j’ sound li...

4 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - January 22, 2021

keyboard response

I like the convenience of being able to press 1, 2, or 3 during WriteIt! when I want to rate myself.I suggest enabling this feature for all of the reinforcement activities.  I don't like moving the cursor back and forth.Another area is Flashcards.  Why mu...

1 reply - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - January 4, 2021

Still Unable to Record on my Mac Notebook

Hi Liss,I am still unable to record my voice with Safari on my Mac notebook.  The recorder does work, however, on my Dell PC. Please help. This has been a problem ever since the 2021 version was rolled out. Thanks.

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - December 10, 2020

Written lessons

While having lessons, flashcards on my tablet and phone are good I also would like to be able to print them out but I don't see any easy way to do that. Am I missing something?

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - December 7, 2020

Enable Voice Recognition Ratings

I'm excited about these new features that our now available with this new release. In trying to simulate having conversations using these, I'm turning off all the “Display” and “Voice Recognition” options and selecting one of the actors to play. The probl...

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

2021 Edition Recording and Points Problems

Rocket Spanish has been excellent!  However, since the new Rocket Spanish 2021 version, I am unable to record on my Mac notebook nor are points registered when recording on my Dell PC in Firefox. Please help.  I have sent several messages about this, but ...

8 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - November 23, 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

7 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - November 16, 2020

Search

I suggest that the cursor blinks in the search box when the user clicks the Search.As it is, I must reposition the cursor before I can begin typing.

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

Downloads

How do I download conversations, vocabulary, etc,?

6 replies - Last post by sup110 - October 31, 2020

Odd Translation in 11.17 - El imperfecto

One of the phrases we need to translate in lesson 11.17 is the question “Did you like candy when you were a child?”The translation in Spanish is different between what is written and what is spoken in the recorded audio. The recorded audio, which I believ...

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

Lifetime access?

Hi,  Not exactly sure where to ask this question, but I just wanted to check on this - I purchased Level 2 and 3 on 10/5/20, and I'd like to make sure that this is the lifetime access, correct?Thank you!  Best, Laura

1 reply - Last post by Steven-W15 - October 17, 2020

I pad icon

Is there a short cut icon for l pad. How to access each time for new lesson without going into safari?

1 reply - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - October 5, 2020

Benchmark Test

Took the Benchmark Test for the first time since switching to the new site. I think it might be a little buggy.Mainly, there was a LOT of repetition. Question 1 would be a “Hear It Say It” whose answer was “ir a…”. Question 2 would then be a “Write It” fo...

2 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - October 1, 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

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

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