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Spanish - Vocab

Not sure of the correct Spanish word to use? Want another example of how to use a Spanish expression in context? Perhaps you would like to know more about regional differences. This is the place for you! You can browse the topics, do a search in the top right corner of this page, or start a new conversation. Don’t be shy!

Broken audio

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

cartera = wallet?

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

esta vs ésta

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

Trouble saving vocab

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

Lots of R´s

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

Ya

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

Can I make a review deck?

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 are you? v. How are you?

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

Combining Flashcards

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

Plural of 'Traje de bano'

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

Bien and bueno

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

gran respeto

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

maybe

What is the difference between "tal vez" and "quizas"?

1 reply - Last post by ricardo-rich - June 7, 2020

Ways of saying 'How'

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

Flach Card Sound

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

Beg. Book says has FULL AUDIO

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'm I gonna get this?

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

Word pronunciation

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

lesson 6.7 - possible typo

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

Argentine spanish

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

Y la ruleta paga...

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

Where is it?

Does anyone know where I can find the 300 most common Spanish words?

0 replies - Last post by Jameekka - October 10, 2018

“Colorada”

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

What's the difference?

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

Pronunciation

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

Pronunciation Feedback

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 to save a flashcard

How do you save a flashcard to my flashcards?

0 replies - Last post by Manson - June 18, 2018

oír vs. escuchar, ver vs. mirar

- ¿Te das cuenta que estoy tratando de oír música? (Los Años Maravillosos) - No veas hacia atrás o te convertirás en un pilar de sal.  (Travelogue) Interesante. En los dos casos, habría utilizado el otro verbo (escuchar en vez de oír y mirar en vez de ve...

6 replies - Last post by Dan-H24 - June 8, 2018

Está siendo un poco pasado al hablarte de esa forma, ¿no?

y la frase siguiente en el curso es: - Bueno, hemos pesado por mucho en las últimas cuatro horas, déjame contarte Creo que invirtieron pasar et pesar. [Acabo de escuchar el audio que es correcto - es sólo lo que es escrito.]

1 reply - Last post by the-hefay - May 29, 2018

Is there a way to selectively organize "My Vocab" lists?

I find the "My Vocab" lists very useful.  But as these lists get longer, they start to become unwieldy without some way of organizing them into folders.  Is this possible? Or do the lists just become longer and longer as I add new words.   Thanks

5 replies - Last post by Chris7650 - May 20, 2018

printing custom flashcards

when i go to print a custom flashcard category, not all of the words show up for print. any ideas??? gotta love the flashcards.  nice to be able to print and carry them around for quick reference anytime/anywhere.

0 replies - Last post by Robert3934 - May 13, 2018

Add audio to flashcards?

Flashcard tool is extremely useful.  Is there a way to add audio to the flashcards I create? Gracias! Cristóbol

1 reply - Last post by Ramsey-P - May 7, 2018

imperfectivo de subjuntivo

In Planning a trip - the sentence "Me gustaria que fueramos con ellos." Why imperfectivo de subjuntivo? Would the future or present tense not be more appropriate? Me gusta que iremos con ellos.

2 replies - Last post by Steven-W15 - April 29, 2018

flashcards

Manual, bulk, import from vocabulary.....please explain each one of these and how to best use them in flashcards gracias, RCM

0 replies - Last post by Robert3934 - April 17, 2018

Flash Cards Lost Functionality

Three days ago access to my Custom Flash Cards was not possible. Now the access has returned, but the functionality of the program is much degraded. Will this be corrected? Am I the only person affected by this? Previously there were five categories for e...

3 replies - Last post by Dan-H24 - April 6, 2018

My Custom Flashcards Not Accessible

As of about 12:30 am New York time March 12 it became impossible for me to access my Custom Flashcards. A two page error message followed, starting with "members.flashcard.settings.top not found". The same thing happened on my PC with the Chrome browser a...

0 replies - Last post by tomwardtokyo - March 12, 2018

Creating flash cards

I am having difficulty finding out how to create custom flash cards. Can I take words from the various flash cards I have already practiced and create a new set, or do I have to go back to that lesson and practice the words I missed?

2 replies - Last post by Rodney-J - August 12, 2017

Vocabulary

How many of the 300 words should I know before I move on? I got about 2/3 of them right the first time through. What is recommended for learning the rest of them? Drilling with the flash cards?

1 reply - Last post by Dan-H24 - July 26, 2017

Great flashcard collections

Hi here are  some of my favorite flashcard collections: https://members.rocketlanguages.com/members/spanish/flashcard/collection/5321/play https://members.rocketlanguages.com/members/spanish/flashcard/collection/5656/play https://members.rocketlanguages.c...

3 replies - Last post by Joseph1680 - July 14, 2017

'cual' is it a what or a which?

lesson 1.5 is where i first encountered it and noted it as a 'what'.  It re-occurred in lesson 3.5 as a 'which'. which or what is it?? ayudame!! por favor!

4 replies - Last post by KelllaurBailar - March 26, 2017

spanish alphabet!

Hi, I've been wanting to create a post about the Spanish alphabet for some time now and , here it is! Aa ,Bb ,Cc , CH ch,  Dd, Ee/Èè, Ff , Gg , Hh  ,Ii ,Jj  ,Kk  , Ll  , LL ,Mm ,Nn , Ññ ,Oo ,Pp ,Qq ,Rr ,RR ,Ss , Tt ,Uu , Vv ,Ww ,Xx ,Yy  , Zz! for more go...

1 reply - Last post by KelllaurBailar - March 16, 2017

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