Rocket Languages Member Reviews

Read all about how Rocket Languages online language learning courses have helped our members on their quest to learn a language!

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Marilyn Albright
69 Likes

Rocket Spanish — Alaska
3 years ago

I first bought Rocket Spanish many years ago after a trip to Costa Rica and Guatemala. I had taken Spanish at my local college, but after the trip it was quite obvious that I needed lots of practice, and Rocket Spanish provided the means in a fun and entertaining way! Understanding the other person is the most difficult part for me, and the way RS is presented, with the conversations and explanations, is by far the best I have seen in any program... More

Laura Henley
26 Likes

Rocket French
2 years ago

Love the step by step progression of the program and the clear and concise grammar lessons! Only concern is the voice recognition for certain sounds ( e.g. initial /t/, /v/, words like "un" and "peu," difficulty recognizing numbers)... More

Gafsi Saddam
12 Likes

Rocket Japanese
2 years ago

It's a well organized website with interesting features that helped making learning more fun and interesting. I can say that the content is suitable for anyone looking to learn about japanease culture and language... More

Marc Wilkenfeld
10 Likes

Rocket Japanese — United States
4 years ago

I had actually done the Rocket Spanish and I was a bit disappointed with Rocket Japanese. I do not feel that there are enough lessons to get an understanding of the material. I also do not feel that verbs were covered enough. More

Marcy Castro
9 Likes

Rocket Chinese — riverside ca
2 years ago

really confusing sometimes. dont help you very much. i wouldnt recommend it to a friend. they need to put more iinfo. dont help you with vocab very much. dont really like it. it was also reaally har to submit reviews or ask them questions so of courese dont like service or prices. More

Suzanne Sam
9 Likes

Rocket French — India
3 years ago

Rocket languages is fun and its nice to learn French through Rocket Languages....It has advanced type of learning and audios.....It has all sorts of french words , i found this website helpful... Merci... More

Leon Smith
9 Likes

Rocket Spanish — Burlington, WI
5 years ago

It is difficult to begin--there is no easy way to start learning right off the bat, one has to search for the book/lessons. Learning would be easier if you could click a button to take you to a lesson (the most recent), with links to all of the information you need to continue on... More

Pamela Roach
8 Likes

Rocket Spanish
2 years ago

Rocket Spanish has truly helped me have a better life because my boyfriend is Mexican and we would argue because of not being able to communicate. I'm so happy now and so is my boyfriend, now husband. Thanks rocket Spanish... More

Danielle  Bauer
8 Likes

Rocket Hindi — Blanchester ohio
4 years ago

So far I love it! I have tried rosetta stone, pimsleur, living languages etc. the rocket languages program is the best by far. I love that it has listening to native speakers and also writing and lots of quizzes... More

Aye Khine
7 Likes

Rocket Japanese — Mandalay, Myanmar
9 months ago

I am interested in learning languages.I am keen to visit to Japan.Hopefully I am coming to Japan few months later.I wish to meet Japanese people and culture.I have been learning your language for a year with different teaching methods... More

Dara Hayes
7 Likes

Rocket Korean
3 years ago

I'm an intermediate beginner learner and I got Rocket Korean in hopes that it would advance my level at a quicker pace than using a text book. What I have found is that it takes just as long if not two times as long to complete a lesson on here but when I do have time it is a very thorough, effective way to learn... More

Dan S
7 Likes

Rocket French — Denver
3 years ago

I really like the interactive dialog with the conversation and chance to practice and record my responses and am pleased about what I've learned thus far. However, I really wish they would have more of this in each module vs... More

samu  k
7 Likes

Rocket Hindi — chennai
3 years ago

Good to start as a beginner but can provide more sample lessons basic free and can make other advanced lessons like essay writing poetry as chargeable. Good that hindi is given in readable form of english... More

Elise
7 Likes

Rocket Spanish — Peru
5 years ago

I like the audio lessons. The new "know it" part seems a little redundant. The quizes are much too easy. There is very little practice writing or otherwise to really get concepts from a lesson nailed into the brain... More

Lynette Roy
6 Likes

Rocket Arabic — Bajur
2 years ago

I have enjoyed learning Arabic the Rocket way but now for about the last 10 or 12 lessons they have been the same lesson. "Greeting". I would like to learn something new I would to be able to speak more quickly... More

Bill Stewart
6 Likes

Rocket Italian
3 years ago

I like that so much of the exercises use audio. Too many language teachers end up teaching how to read a language, but put very little emphasis on speaking and comprehension. I also really like the dictation exercises, mostly because they give me practice in comprehension of spoken Spanish. More

Devdas  Anchan
6 Likes

Rocket Arabic — Jleeb Shuyoukh
3 years ago

Rocket Languages is a great Tool for learning any foreign Language. It's Topics are very methodical & Lively to learn. It covers all the basics of any selected language. It is a very Good Online Language Tutor. More

Tracey Cooper
6 Likes

Rocket Spanish — University Place/WA
4 years ago

I have just begun using this product. I currently use RosettaStone and Fluencia and other online products, some of which are very good. It is too soon to make comparisons. I recognize it is premature to write an accurate review. More

Sytske Vinkesteijn
5 Likes

Rocket Spanish — Den Haag, Netherlands
8 months ago

I like the way you have to talk. I have been trying to learn spanish fore a few years now, and I can understand a lot. But when it comes to talking i got stuck. Now after almost finishing the first module I see that I can answer the questions in the lessons not only repeating, but building new sentences with other words... More

Misa Sukegawa
5 Likes

Rocket English
3 years ago

Good! I cannot write English well. That is why I must learn English. So, I cannot write review. Anyway, It was interesting to see the wave of my voice comparing with the native speaker's voice. More

joseph  kinstod
5 Likes

Rocket French
4 years ago

Rocket french has increased my french speaking ability, but i don't like the customer service and the price is too high. The materials doesn't contain conjugation of verbs. As a learner i think it is better to have reading exercises like comprehension. More

Christina Tait
4 Likes

Rocket German — United States
7 months ago

I would recommend Rocket Languages if you are a complete beginner. But it is frustrating for someone, who has basic familiarity with the language and is looking to improve. The program has too many elements, like the speaking, writing, quizzing, etc... More

Paul Cavaluzzi
4 Likes

Rocket French — United States
10 months ago

So far RL is okay. The audios are entertaining, but a tad slow and I wished that they were a bit less English-heavy as it really breaks my French-thinking mindset. Any technical issues (and there are quite a few given the nature of the voice recognition software) that are reported fall onto deaf ears... More

Tanya Hollingshead
4 Likes

Rocket French — Canada
10 months ago

I tired the free trial for Rocket Languages as I was a bit skeptical. I really enjoyed the free trial. Its a great way to immerse yourself into the French language. I went ahead and bought all three levels! So far I am still in the early stages of level one but everything is going smoothly... More

John Northrop
4 Likes

Rocket French — York, United Kingdom
1 year ago

On the plus side: • I like the way grammatical rules are discussed in understandable, laymans’ terms • It’s easy to learn/revise words and phrases • It’s easy to develop your listening skills to understand what people are saying and its easy to develop skills in identifying what to say But there is room for improvement: • Speech recognition needs improvement o Gives some poor pronunciation 100%, but doesn’t recognise closer attempts o When sentences are long it often cuts you off o Often (every session) crashes for no reason and you have to log in again • Its easy to put all your effort into reading and writing – rather than developing listening and speaking skills More

Rob Sanchez
4 Likes

Rocket Spanish — Sun Lakes, AZ, United States
1 year ago

I tried the interactive lesson on planning an activity for the weekend. I was disappointed as I thought it would be interactive enough to the extent that if would allow me to repeat the phrase/sentence/word after the spanish speaker and have him correct my pronunciations... More

Mariah Firn
4 Likes

Rocket Korean — Duluth, MN, United States
1 year ago

Definitely helpful to hear native Koreans speaking and the forms of testing made sure that i remember what i learned in the lesson. I would recommend this site to anyone who wants to practice their pronunciation... More

Erik Larson
4 Likes

Rocket Japanese — United States
1 year ago

The voice recognition works pretty well. It struggles with very short sounds, but overall very good. I've used other programs that ask you to speak the answers, but the pronunciation analysis makes me try much harder to say each response out loud... More

Claudia Kachigian
4 Likes

Rocket French — United States
3 years ago

Good for those who like to control the content of their learning rather than going in an order dictated to them. I like the email reminders to encourage return to learning. Clicking on phrases to hear the pronunciation is also very helpful, as is playing the games to test knowledge. More

Sarto Mario
4 Likes

Rocket Chinese
3 years ago

At the begining i was impressed by the course, especially in the "intercative audio lessons" but in my opinion the grammar section "language and cultural lesson" it is a mess, sometimes very complicated without a clear path... More

t.t.pandian
4 Likes

Rocket German — Chennai
4 years ago

Rocket Language course for German Language study is really useful and one can attend to the course at his or her timings. One aspect that is of highly appreciative isthat what is required of one to go over to a Language Lab all theway is easily reachable at our home and at our study desk... More

charlotte  jumil
4 Likes

Rocket Sign Language
4 years ago

rocket languages .... not bad but it help me find more informations about languages...and its awesome.... ^^ must improved you self..... Fighting :D and also be proactive ... communications is important to tight our relationship between another people... More

Shivam
4 Likes

Rocket Japanese — Karnataka
5 years ago

Hi, Learning from Rocket Japanese is easy and fast and one gets to know the real feel also because of the conversations. However, as you can understand that any study without aim is worthless. I would suggest that you add more study material which is matchable to the quality of questions to the JLPT levels... More

Fabian Quintana
3 Likes

Rocket Portuguese — mexico, Mexico
5 months ago

Es bueno, pero no tengo mucho dinero para comprarlo,lo recomiendo ampliamente, yo creo que serviria mucho para alguien que de verdad quiere aprender este o cualquier idioma, el precio se me hace muy elevado, estoy muy interesado pero si me hicieran un buen descuento por los tres niveles lo pensaria y probablemente me aceptarian, gracias... More

Alice Glover
3 Likes

Rocket Spanish — Australia
7 months ago

I like the format and emphasis on spoken language in the Rocket languages online courses. However, I was disappointed in Rocket Spanish because it is totally geared towards younger travellers going to South America, whereas I am an older person spending a few weeks in Spain... More

Bob Mitchener
3 Likes

Rocket French — New Zealand
7 months ago

I am fairly new to learning French having tried a couple of other on-line French courses which mainly focused on the written aspect with some audio. Rocket French certainly got me moving along with the correct pronunciation and the speaking... More

Terry Horan
3 Likes

Rocket German — SHEFFIELD, United Kingdom
8 months ago

I like the interaction in the 'Play it' section but there are problems; 1. The programme frequently states that it has not heard my reply - despite that when I press playback my reply is very clearly there - this is very frustrating and time consuming... More

Bailey Ross
3 Likes

Rocket Korean — Connecticut, United States
8 months ago

As a completely new person to Korean, this course is not what I should have chosen to begin with. To be able to feel like you "completed" the lesson, you have to write things in a language they have not taught you yet! The lessons are too long and having to learn the "extras" to feel like you completed the material they were focusing on is also frustrating... More

Laxmi Ranga
3 Likes

Rocket French — Paris, France
11 months ago

Hi there, Course seems like pretty good but when it comes to customer service. Its very poor. In the past I have sent couple of queries but no One ever responded not I can not be able to access my premium French language course... More

Marcus Claytpn
3 Likes

Rocket Chinese — New Zealand
1 year ago

I find there is generally too much preamble getting into each dialogue - too much from the English guy especially. Ironically, he seems to be talking as though adressing an ESOl class . However, as a native speaker, I find his delivery and Uk accent quite amateurish... More

Cody Heiner
3 Likes

Rocket Chinese — CA, United States
1 year ago

I think the overall teaching style of this program is pretty great, but the execution is not there yet. The major shortcoming is the male's pronunciation. I am a complete beginner to studying Chinese, but it's incredibly obvious his pronunciation is absolutely awful... More

Kevin Johnson
3 Likes

Rocket Chinese — Mundelein / IL, United States
1 year ago

I really like the format on the website. And I really like that it has a mobile app. However I travel a lot and the time I have most available to practice Chinese is when I am on a plane. You can download the MP3 files but I really wish the APP would allow you to cache the sections you are working on so they worked on a plane... More

Timothy Rooke
3 Likes

Rocket Russian
2 years ago

One major flaw, which is very frustrating. That is the speech recognition software is of poor quality. I do not know why this was not pretested better. But when saying the same words the same way results in a much higher score there has to be a problem... More

George Rujers
3 Likes

Rocket French
2 years ago

it so interesting method in learning language. learning language means adopting a new person from oneself in my point of view . how you could create this feature in other phenomenon . learning method is too important factor in proceeding forward that was very high potential in this regard... More

Domingo Blanco
3 Likes

Rocket Chinese
3 years ago

I am exploring rocket chinese, I miss some examples of practice diffent conversation situations and also the quiz is static, when you repeat the quiz is very easy to answer. The rocket review is very good, but should be also dinamic... More

Maha  Alotaibi
3 Likes

Rocket Arabic
4 years ago

It is such a good program but the problem the language it self it is not main arabic, it is an accent, it is only used in Egypt. if it was a classic arabic it will be more way better. because if people understand the classic arabic by the time it will be easy for them to understand any other accent... More

Ethan Jordan
3 Likes

Rocket Spanish — United States
4 years ago

Affordable compared to RS. Like not having to use discs and being able to use a tablet. Like the grammar explanations, but haven't yet found all of the verb tenses in Spanish premium. Admittedly though, I've been quite lazy and haven't used the program as much as I should... More

Megan Paterson
2 Likes

Rocket Spanish — United States
2 months ago

Well, this is not awesome, actually. Just a couple of things. 1) First of all I am very pleased with the product overall. I don't have much to compare it to as it is the first time I have purchased a language program... More

Renee Simon
2 Likes

Rocket Spanish — Long Beaach, CA, United States
3 months ago

When I was using Rosetta Stone, whenever I opened it (and I could always find access) it opened to wherever I had left off. That would all be very helpful for Rocket language to offer and it doesn't, or I don't know how to find it... More

Logan Marshall
2 Likes

Rocket Arabic — United States
8 months ago

Unfortunately, this software does not allow me to become fluent, as this only makes you an "intermediate" speaker with a premium level of 1 compared to others who have 3. The software for Arabic really needs some more information on writing the language, as it is by far the hardest lessons to learn... More

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