Spanish - Feedback and Comments

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Incorrect & Missing Dialogue Text from Lesson 4.3 Advanced

Missing dialogue highlited in bold: Mauricio: Es que Mario y yo planificamos *todo. Es que Mario y yo planificamos *sólo comer pescado por los tres días. Dejamos la comida en lata sólo para ella. Carmen: Lo que sabes es que estás perdiendo* a* tu mejor ...

0 replies - Last post by Gregorio - March 29, 2009

Brand new student...please help

Hello, I'm a brand new student of the on line version. I've listened to the introduction, downloaded and printed the Instruction Manual and the Beginners Book in PDF. So, now what? Should I just begin Part 1 lessons and read along/speak along with the ...

6 replies - Last post by Antonio - March 29, 2009

What happened to the newsletters?

Hi Is anyone else having any problems, I used to get a frequent newsletter from Rocket Spanish, then all of a sudden I stopped getting this and I have been finding I had to recreate all my user accounts. Have I done something wrong? Love your cou...

2 replies - Last post by Gregorio - March 27, 2009

Incorrect & Missing Dialogue Text from Lesson 4.1 Advanced

They kept me busy on this one... Missing text highlited in bold: Mauricio: ¡Y no sólo eso! *Pregunté cuántos días más de vacaciones me quedan.* Translation: And not only that! I asked how many days of vacation I have left. and then, toward the end: M...

0 replies - Last post by Gregorio - March 27, 2009

Glitch in MegaVerbs

When the MegaVerb quiz asks for the 3rd person perfect tense of _ser_, it gives the correct answer as _eran_ instead of fueron

0 replies - Last post by dsryan - March 27, 2009

Incorrect & Missing Dialogue Text from Lesson 3.3 Advanced

In Carmen's last line, "bajas" should be "bajos." In Mauricio's last line, the following text is missing at the end: "No quiero gastar dinero que no tengo." Greg Edit: I should point out that in the opening dialogue, Carm...

0 replies - Last post by Gregorio - March 17, 2009

Incorrect Dialogue Text in Lesson 3.1 of Advanced

In the lesson 3.1 dialogue, the accompanying text is incorrect. It is written as follows for Maurcio's part toward the end: No sabía si debía seguir adelante o *al revés*. It should read: No sabía si debía seguir adelante o *retroceder*. I'm still tr...

0 replies - Last post by Gregorio - March 1, 2009

Question regarding conversation course

I have just recently purchased the downloadable version of Rocket Spanish. I have really enjoyed it; only one problem. My computer will play everything except the embedded audio clips in the pdf conversation course. I have Adobe Reader 8. Any solution...

5 replies - Last post by nohablo - February 20, 2009

The Advanced Course

Hi All-- I checked out both the Beginner's and Advanced courses and I think they're both great. Amy's and Mauricio's audio in particular can't do anything except help you learn Spanish. However, I was surprised that the Advanced Course doesn't cove...

3 replies - Last post by dthf90210 - February 13, 2009

Spanish character generator

This is a request for a Spanish character generator. To: Mauricio. Mauricio Not so long ago, we were able to generate Spanish characters when we posted here. Then the phpBB was updated and this feature disapeared. Most of the students do NOT have a Spanis...

4 replies - Last post by Antonio - January 15, 2009

Interactive Audio Lesson 4.3 is Missing!

The file I downloaded for Lesson 4.3 (The Hotel) contains only 28 seconds from Lesson 4.3 then moves right into Lesson 4.4. I downloaded a fresh copy and have the same problem. Where can I get the correct file?

1 reply - Last post by nohablo - August 30, 2008

Audio Play Buttons

Would it be possible to add a pause button to the audio lessons? If I am interrupted and have to stop the lesson the audio goes back to the beginning. At that point I can either listen from the beginning again or try to find my spot with the slide control...

6 replies - Last post by Antonio - August 18, 2008

what order?

what's the order that I should be learning this course? first listen to all the audio tracks and then do grammer?or how?

3 replies - Last post by Antonio - August 13, 2008

email

How do I get answers from Mauricio and Amy?

2 replies - Last post by tehila - August 13, 2008

smilies

How do I insert smilies? when I press them they just make weird marks , and how do you use all the buttons here in general?

1 reply - Last post by Antonio - August 13, 2008

print version of interactive audio course

I would like to see what I am hearing and saying. Where do I find that? Thanks,

1 reply - Last post by mdunn - July 29, 2008

Missing Chapter

Hola. I just wanted to let you guys know that it appears chapter 4.5 is missing from the eConversation Course Book. There is an audio lesson for that chapter, and the chapter included in the Beginners Book and corresponding audio. I'm suprised no one e...

8 replies - Last post by mdunn - July 29, 2008

correct pronunciation of V

why are words with "V" in the program pronounced as the V in english and not B.........the v is pronounced as a B in every latin american country I have been to.........this is confusing

4 replies - Last post by Gregorio - July 23, 2008

Conversation Responses

Every so often, Mauricio would engage the listener by asking questions in Spanish and pausing while the listener responds. I would like to see more of this. This feels like you are talking directly to a real person. A good example of this is in RS1, se...

0 replies - Last post by ronaldo - July 22, 2008

comments and suggestions

Where do I go to sign up for the newsletter? Thanks so much for your help. gizmo24

0 replies - Last post by (deleted) - April 30, 2008

Beginning Spanish audio

What is up with the terrible gringo :shock: accent that the narrator has in the begging spanish lessons. I am as gringo as it gets but that guy when he speaks spanish has me wondering to myself .....What the heck did he say???

0 replies - Last post by istoneram - April 14, 2008

mega cards

I just purchased Rocket spanish II by the Internet, but can't find the mega cards bonus. Can you help?

0 replies - Last post by jackratch - March 27, 2008

My reason for purchasing this course

I bought Rocket Spanish and the upgrade option because I have a lot of Spanish speaking customers at my job, but the main reason why I really want to learn Spanish might give you a laugh. For a couple years I've been fascinated by the Spanish channel o...

1 reply - Last post by Mauricio - March 26, 2008

Segregating to different Disc

Hi My name is Don. I just recently bought the Level 1 Spanish, Level 2 Spanish and received Bonus Audio. My question is, I downloaded all files, (eg- pdfs, mp3s, megaspanish) to my computer. What I would like to do is burn them to discs, but was looki...

3 replies - Last post by DonF - March 6, 2008

Direct Object Pronouns

In 4.1 (Grammar Book) they talk about Direct Object Pronouns and only give 2 examples, can someone show me some more examples? That would be very helpful. Por ejemplo: Do you want it? ¿Lo quieres tú? Thanks

1 reply - Last post by nohablo - February 25, 2008

Aqua lesson - question

In the latest RS newsletter lesson on water, I have a concern. It is very good to warn against drinking tap water. HOWEVER, I have been to many places (for example St. Petersburg where one should avoid the ice as well. Giardia lamblia is endemic there. ...

1 reply - Last post by Mauricio - January 10, 2008

how often are we sapost to receive newsletters?

I've only received one which was from the 6 day course i think. I got the Rocket Spanish Level 1 & 2 package and haven't got any after the 1st one. Am i doing something wrong or what? do you only get the newsletters with the package or the download...

1 reply - Last post by Mauricio - January 3, 2008

just got Rocket Spanish II have done LSLC vol 1 already

i'm very excited about my order of Rocket Spanish II today.I'm going to keep reviewing my LSLC vol 1 till it comes in. i got the Rocket Spanish cd version. i have no regrets about my LSLC experience i feel i have learned alot. i was just ready for a chang...

1 reply - Last post by Mauricio - January 3, 2008

On line quizes

I think I tried this before but I'lll do it again. I took the latest on-line quiz. I ecieved a response of 18/20 but the response did not indicate which questions I missed. It would be nice if it did.

1 reply - Last post by Mauricio - January 3, 2008

Conversation course audio suggestion

I love feature in the Conversation course, where you can click on a phrase and have it pronounced. I wish this worked for the longer sentences and conversionations that appear in the book, such as the Conversation Time area. Basically I think all Sp...

2 replies - Last post by tpetrill - December 31, 2007

Rocket Spanish 2 is there any way to print lessons

I just recieved Rocket Spanish 2 is there anyway to print the lessons. I want to review them to make sure I'm hearing everything right and so on. I bought the CD version but it came with just CDS I was surprise since Rocket Spanish 1 has so many teaching...

2 replies - Last post by Mauricio - December 18, 2007

Audio Conversation Course

The Audio of the Conversation Course helps so much. I wish there was one for the "Rocket German" course as well. Is there one for the "Rocket French" course? Thanks So Much Rocket Spanish Team!!!!!!!!! CHEERS :D

1 reply - Last post by Mauricio - October 9, 2007

complimenting

i know a more mature spanish woman is a senora, but are they like american women, and like to be talked to as if they are younger. or in other words if i called an older woman senorita, would she consider it a compliment, that i was treating her as a youn...

2 replies - Last post by tocayo - September 27, 2007

after you

if i hold the door for someone, and say" dispues su usted" after you....is this correct? also would it be correct to add senoir, senora etc. after this expression? dispues su usted senora.

1 reply - Last post by Mauricio - September 25, 2007

Mega Audio question

First of all, I love "Rocket Spanish"! I have tried many other programs but I am so glad I invested in this one. My progress has been amazing! Thanks for a great program. Everytime I use MegaAudio, I find that at least once per "game...

2 replies - Last post by Pappy - July 4, 2007

I love this course

I've got to say I absolutely love this course! I get a big grin on my face when Amy says "How would you say...." and I get it right. I really feel like I'm progressing. If anyone is debating whether or not to buy this course take my advice ...

1 reply - Last post by maria336 - July 1, 2007

Validation of a great course!!

:D I'm in the Riviera Maya on vacation, and I have to say that Rocket Spanish has been a great help to me! Sure, many people here speak English, but it is always gratifying to see a smile when I can carry on a conversation in Espanol! Having starting...

1 reply - Last post by Mauricio - June 18, 2007

Level 2 enhancements

I'd like to suggest enhancing Level 2 by adding the new vocabulary words (with pictures, of course) to the MegaVocab game, as well as adding the words in audio format to MegaAudio. It would also be great if there were flash cards for the new words! Doe...

1 reply - Last post by Mauricio - June 18, 2007

Longer pauses, 2nd course

I'm up to lesson 2.2 of the second level of Rocket spanish, and it is still a great course. If you ever go back and re-master, a longer pause for repeating the full sentences would be helpful. Those I always have to hit the pause button for. I printe...

1 reply - Last post by Antonio - May 5, 2007

Thoughts on new course?

So this is a little premature, as it was just released and I'm only on the first lesson, but I have to say I'm very impressed. With 18 hours of audio, this is a great deal. I'm really happy to see the whole crew back, with a special surprise guest that ...

4 replies - Last post by nohablo - April 27, 2007

Lesson 3.3 - Hacer mucha calor hoy.

Both Mauricio and Amy say "hace mucha calor hoy" (it is very hot today). Calor is masculine (el calor) so, shouldn't it be "mucho calor"? Or, am I missing something? Regards, Dave

1 reply - Last post by msticker - April 25, 2007

Advanced Audio Course

Hola! When will the advanced audio portion be available for purchase? Gracias!

8 replies - Last post by msticker - April 25, 2007

Need a level 2 Beta Tester?

I'm going to be heading to Mexico in mid-May, and would love to have level 2! Maybe I could beta-test an "almost done" version? I'm in the middle of LSLC right now, but Rocket Spanish is great for practical applications. Please, please rele...

0 replies - Last post by jmdorw - April 6, 2007

Mini lesson on bargaining??

This is probably wayyy too much to ask for, but could we have a "bonus" lesson or at least some suggestions on the best words for bargaining -- say in a market in Mexico? I would love to be less of a gringo and know a few more words than "...

1 reply - Last post by jmdorw - March 14, 2007

Flashcards format Request

Hola Amy y Mauricio! It's great to have the flashcards available -- next time, could you provide a format for those with back-to-back (duplex) printers? It would have saved me an hour or so folding and taping together. Looking forward to the next l...

0 replies - Last post by jmdorw - March 9, 2007

How to pronounce Spanish Alphabet

I would like to see How to pronounce Spanish Alphabet if possible?

1 reply - Last post by Johan1FS - December 21, 2006

Chapter 5.1 Conversation Course

¡Hola! I found with most of the lessons in the conversation course that everything in the audio lessons plus much more is contained in the printed conversation course. However, with chapter 5.1 there seems to quite a lot in the audio not in the PDF, a...

0 replies - Last post by Johan1FS - December 5, 2006

Typo

Accent missing on word estas, p. 52, Primer Curso. Respectfully, Claude

0 replies - Last post by Chamel - November 20, 2006

Typo

Conversation course, p. 30: Word "ano". Claude

0 replies - Last post by Chamel - November 14, 2006

Typo

P. 18 of Conversation course: word "veinte" mispelled (viente). Claude

0 replies - Last post by Chamel - November 14, 2006

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