Spanish - Feedback and Comments

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Rocket Spanish - Updated Survival Kit Lessons

Hi Everyone!We've updated the Survival Kit lessons for all levels of Rocket Spanish!This means that we've created all-new lessons to provide you with improved written explanations, useful new topics, and a wide array of new audio examples - all of which w...

2 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - August 10, 2021

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

How many modules?

Hola todos. I thought there were 8 modules, but I only see 4. Can someone clarify? Muchas gracias.

7 replies - Last post by Steven-W15 - July 12, 2022

Approaching new lessons

I was just wondering how everyone else approaches new lessons.  I just started lesson 1.11 - should I work on memorizing all of the sentences on the flashcards, or focus on being able to select the correct pronoun and not worry about the whole sentence? T...

2 replies - Last post by Daryl-O1 - June 20, 2022

Course Overview

Where can I see a good overview of how the course is structured, what each module contains so I can easily pick and choose what section I want to go over. Is there like a “mind map” or flow chart or structure organisation chart for the whole course so I c...

1 reply - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - May 23, 2022

Points when not on the internet?

I will be going fishing in a remote part of Canada and not have internet for up to 10 days. I suspect my 148 day streak (as of today) will come to an end at that point, but figured I would ask if there was any way to earn points when not connected to the ...

2 replies - Last post by Scott_C - May 2, 2022

How to best review past modules?

I understand that there used to be PDFs available to download, but that option has been removed.  Is there some centralized way to review an entire module's vocabulary and flashcards, etc. without going into each individual lesson?  I'm thinking about cre...

4 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - April 19, 2022

Full length dialogue

I see where I can listen to each dialogue.But I remember with the previous RS version that I could listen to all of them all together.I use this when I am stretching/exercising.Thanks.

2 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - April 12, 2022

8.2 Vocabulary viajó

In 8.2 lesson vocabulary you have viajó (you) traveled. Shouldn't it be viajó(he / she / it)?

1 reply - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - March 28, 2022

Pronounciation of B and V

Hi all,I’m currently listening to the Level 1 lessons of the Rocket Spanish course. I noticed that both Amy and Mauricio make a distinction between the sounds for B and V, especially at the beginning of speech. I find that a little odd as I read that thes...

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - February 21, 2022

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’, ...

5 replies - Last post by Margaret-RocketLanguages - January 27, 2022

Encouraging progress

Luego de nuestra visita a Copacabana e Isla del Sol…In repeating from memory the (now extended) conversations in the Travelogue, I'm substituting without even thinking about it the above phrase with:Después de haber visto Copacabana e Isla del Sol…Una vez...

2 replies - Last post by Steven-W15 - January 24, 2022

7.3 (&7.4) It Takes Two to Tango

What used to be two different lessons is now discouragingly long. I'm somewhat tempted to skip it but I'll give it a go…

9 replies - Last post by ricardo-rich - November 29, 2021

I over estimated my Spanish skills, please help

Hello! In the beggining of my Spanish unit I picked a higher level because I thought maybe I was ready. I was saldy mistaken. I need the begginer level instead but I cannot find a way to change it. Any suggestions?

2 replies - Last post by RocketL3950 - October 29, 2021

Is it just me.. lesson 1.7

Seems like it went from manageable to extremely difficult in one lesson. Amy seems to have a lot of helpful tips and explanations in lessons 1-6 but then when the traveling/ time lessons rolls around there's absolutely no help in breaking down the sentenc...

4 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - July 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...

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

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

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