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Hi AllIn lesson 3.1. ¿Lleva lentes?Are gaffas used as well in the Americas or is this term used in Spain. Am familiar with gaffas, but not lentes. Thank youSharon
8 replies - Last post by Scott_C - April 20, 2023
months seasons in survival kit
Once again a questionWhy are some days of the week el but others los, but both are translated as on.Are these interchangeable? Los jueves, but el lunes for exampleMaxie
4 replies - Last post by Scott_C - April 14, 2023
Why does Mauricio not roll the R in restaurante?
Dejé mi abrigo en el restaurante. In Lesson 8.3 Mauricio does not roll the R. Why not? I suspect it is just his accent as he barely rolls it in this example from 8.3 (and I don't hear the el at all). Terminé el reporte esta mañana. Is the R in the beginin...
3 replies - Last post by Scott_C - March 28, 2023
I keep making errors in the exercises about when to use “para” and when to use “por.” Is there a good rule to explain the usage of these words?
6 replies - Last post by MatthewK66 - March 20, 2023
These lessons use chico/chica for “small” rather than pequeño/pequeña. Doesn't chico/chica mean “boy/girl” in many spanish-speaking countries? Is "pequeño understood in South America? Gracias!
2 replies - Last post by MatthewK66 - March 12, 2023
Hi AllIs "tomar" used in South America vs “beber.” In Level one “Tomar” is used as to drink.I know that in European Portuguese “beber” is used Thank youMaxie
1 reply - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - January 2, 2023
como crear tarjetas de flash mis `proprias tarjetas personales
Me gustaria crear mis proprias tarjetas de flash para estudiar vocabulario
1 reply - Last post by Scott_C - December 4, 2022
How do you save vocabulary words
How do you save vocabulary words?
1 reply - Last post by Scott_C - November 22, 2022
Lesson 3.3 is killing me. Can't get past it.
This lesson is about the discussion of weather. What I need/want to know is, if you hacer sol why don't you hacer rain? I simply cannot wrap my mind around the use of hacer. It ain't computing, and I'm getting head-bangingly frustrated with it.
7 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - November 2, 2022
Su vs. ella (or maybe something else)
In lesson 1.11 I'm told “Yo soy su amigo” translates as “I am her friend.” Is that correct? I thought “su” meant “your.” Google Translate thinks so.
3 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - October 10, 2022
I have seen 2 ways of translating the following. Please respond. Por favor RESPONSDA or RESPONDE.which is correct
2 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - October 4, 2022
I am very early on in these lessons, but two words have been introduced that seem to mean the same yet also seem applicable to different circumstances. Disculpe means excuse me but then so does perdón. So what's the difference between the two? The word ...
7 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - September 22, 2022
Hi, I just started learning Spanish and wanted to know the difference between these two sentences: Es muy amable and Tú eres amable. Is the difference the formality? Little bit confused :D
3 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - September 12, 2022
Can I save flashcards and create a flashcard deck of words or phrases that I struggle with?
2 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - August 23, 2022
This section on 5.6 is impossible to get 100 on, it doesn't recognize the word “diez” even when listening to the built-in voice recording.
1 reply - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - June 7, 2022
Lesson 4.8 has “La cartera es suya.” as “The wallet is his.” But when I asked my Spanish speaking friends they said a man would never carry a cartera, which they said is a purse. Any help?
4 replies - Last post by Scott_C - May 9, 2022
I am doing lesson 4.1 and was mildly struggling with the difference between esta vs ésta. When I was researching I found that ésta is no longer considered propre Spanish and esta should always be used. Thoughts? https://www.spanishdict.com/guide/esta-vs-esta
2 replies - Last post by Scott_C - April 19, 2022
I'm having trouble saving my vocab words. I try to double click on a word in the lesson, but no “save” icon appears. What do I do?
3 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - April 7, 2022
Grading for my audio responses
Hello,I just purchased Rocket Spanish. Before I purchased it, I watched a recent video review of Rocket Spanish & it showed a grade next the learner's audio responses. After each lesson under “Play It!”, when I repeat words, I am not seeing a grade to sh...
1 reply - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - April 4, 2022
Somewhere in the course, prior to Level 3, there was discussion about a Spanish word that contained lot´s of R´s and it was identifiedc as being particularly difficult for English speaking people to pronounce.Would anyone be able to tell me where in the c...
2 replies - Last post by Fregón - March 8, 2022
Is it possible to ad Rocket Spanish to a Roku TV?
Per the heading, I want to know if it's possible to add Rocket Spanish to a Roku. How would you do that?
1 reply - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - March 2, 2022
Spanish frequency lists (most common words)?
Anybody know of Spanish frequency lists 500 words or longer, with translation included? I.e. lists of the most common Spanish words. I tried to search this forum but could not find an answer. The lists I've found online only have the Spanish version and t...
2 replies - Last post by JonW27 - October 4, 2021
There are 3 or 4 instances where I've come across a line using Ya. “Can I take your photo?” “Ya, esta bien.”I took that to be a slangy type response like in English where you say “sure” or “OK” or “Yeah”. But then I find out that ya actually means already...
3 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - August 11, 2021
Hi,I'm new to using this app. Just wondering if there is a way I can save the certain things I get wrong, or find difficult to a deck that I can keep reviewing until I have memorised? If I do a course I can learn the vocab and remember it that day and get...
4 replies - Last post by Margaret-RocketLanguages - August 11, 2021
Language and Culture Lessons - Vocabulary
Hi everyone, I have been enjoying RS for a few weeks now, but I have to say I am not a fan of the vocabulary within the Language and Culture sections. In the audio lessons, vocabulary is introduced gradually and organically as part of the narrative, where...
5 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - July 21, 2021
How do you know which way to ask:Comó estas? or Comó estas tú?
2 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - June 21, 2021
I wish there was a way that I could combine flashcards from lessons I have completed into a Spaced Repetition system like Anki. I go back through previous flashcard sets but it isn't as effective as a SR system would be.Thanks.
4 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - February 4, 2021
In 3.3 They use both “trajes de baño” and “trajes de baños” as plural for bathing suits (in the subtitles for the audio lesson). Are both correct? Is this a typo?
1 reply - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - February 2, 2021
Please clarify the use and meaning of bien versus bueno. Gracias.
3 replies - Last post by ricardo-rich - January 4, 2021
Adding to an existing flashcard set
I figured out how to add phrases to my Vocab and create a flashcard set from it. How do I add additional phrases to an existing flashcard set?
1 reply - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - January 4, 2021
Why is it “gran respeto” instead of putting “great” after “respect”?
2 replies - Last post by JenW13 - November 29, 2020
Flashcards- Newbie Asking For Study Techniques
I have 80-some flashcard words on the first Travelogue lesson. Can anyone share how they go through all those words? Do you create your own flashcards with 10 or 20 words to focus on? Or??
1 reply - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - September 15, 2020
What is the difference between "tal vez" and "quizas"?
1 reply - Last post by ricardo-rich - June 7, 2020
Lesson 4.3 Two ways of saying 'how' - Como & En que. Can someone explain the difference please.
2 replies - Last post by Alice101 - May 14, 2020
Do flash cards have a sound element so you hear the word when you click on it? I'm not finding such a feature that must be there... Thanks, George
1 reply - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - January 8, 2020
Hi, where can I find and download a full audio for the "Beginner's Book which I've purchased?
1 reply - Last post by jason-oxenham-ceo - December 27, 2019
I am very concerned that I may not get this. It's only my 4th day, I was just concerned that my progress is very slow.
19 replies - Last post by Alice101 - November 21, 2019
I can’t recite a word for correction on my iPad. The mic icon is grayed out.
1 reply - Last post by Alice101 - November 20, 2019
7.1 Introduction to the Family - capitalization question
In 7.1 Introduction to the Family, we have this sentence: Hablas Español muy bien. Should it be español, i.e., in lower case?
1 reply - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - June 18, 2019
Although it is technically correct, I wonder if the following contains a typo. A ella le encanta pasar por las huertas botánicas. I suspect what was meant was the following, changing pasar for pasear. A ella le encanta pasear por las huertas botánicas...
1 reply - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - June 10, 2019
error in translation 5.9 Stem Changing Verbs in the Present
5.9 Stem Changing Verbs in the Present Usted quiere You (formal) begin
1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - April 30, 2019
A friend in Buenos Aires said ''le cargué la sube para el colectivo''...Does she mean she paid for her pass for the bus ? In dictionary Americanismos I can't find CARGAR and SUBE in this contesxt
1 reply - Last post by Dan-H24 - November 13, 2018
Escuché esa expresión en un episodio de “Doctor Who”. Ya que no había subtítulos, no pude entender la significación exacta (à parte del sentido general). En cambio, otra que pude: - ¡Justo en el blanco! – Right between the eyes!
3 replies - Last post by Steven-W15 - October 13, 2018
Does anyone know where I can find the 300 most common Spanish words?
0 replies - Last post by Jameekka - October 10, 2018
Increíble. Tuve que hacer una pausa en la lección de hoy y repetir esta palabra unas cincuenta veces para que llegue a pronunciarla correctamente en una frase - ¡y parece tan fácil!
2 replies - Last post by Steven-W15 - August 10, 2018
I am confuesed about the difference between 'gentes' in refrence to people and 'personas'. Can someone help me out? شكران
7 replies - Last post by Steven-W15 - August 10, 2018
I am having on going problems with the pronunciation of "chévere!" when I use record. Any tips!!
6 replies - Last post by PaulB59 - June 22, 2018
How will we know if we are pronouncing the words correctly?
3 replies - Last post by PaulB59 - June 22, 2018
What/where is Beginners Vocab Supplement 6?
In the Spanish Lession 2.1 it says to find other activities in the "beginners vocab supplement 6", where do I find this? Is that separate than the online work? Thanks!
1 reply - Last post by PaulB59 - June 22, 2018
How do you save a flashcard to my flashcards?
0 replies - Last post by Manson - June 18, 2018