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Welcome to Rosetta Stone Language Learning System!

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What is Rosetta Stone?

Rosetta Stone is a language learning program which enables users to develop beginning reading, listening, speaking, and writing skills. Rosetta Stone utilizes language immersion, which means that all verbal and written information is provided in the target language. Rosetta Stone is considered to be one of the best language tutorial programs available.

What languages can I study with Rosetta Stone?

The languages offered in CMUQ's Rosetta Stone license agreement are: Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), Dutch, English (UK), English (US), Filipino(Tagalog), French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Persian(Farsi), Polish, Portuguese(Brazil), Russian, Spanish (Latin America), Spanish (Spain), Swedish, Turkish and Vietnamese.

I want to become a polyglot. How many languages can I study at once?

Users can learn any number of courses simultaneously. Users may, of course, change courses as many times as they would like.

What kind of topics do Rosetta Stone modules cover?

The topics include times, dates, weather, numbers, currency, shopping, food, hotels, transportation, social interactions, and practical questions/answers.

How can I access Rosetta Stone?

You can access Rosetta Stone by following this link.

I'm hooked! How do I begin using Rosetta Stone?

Before you can begin using Rosetta Stone, you must first fill in a Registration Page. After your registration is received and processed, you will be given access to your account.

How does Rosetta Stone work?

Rosetta Stone has created a Quick Start Guide  which illustrates the basic features of the learning interface. It is also available for download from the Rosetta Stone website.

Can I use Rosetta Stone on my iPad or iPhone?

Yes! Download a Quick Guide to using the app here.

Help! I've forgotten my login ID and password!

If you forget your login information, please click the 'Forgot your password' link on this page. You will be prompted to enter your username and a confirmation e-mail will be sent to the CMUQ address for resetting your password.

I just tried logging in with my new username and password, and I was unable to access Rosetta Stone. What's going on?

If your login information has been recently reset, please try logging in again after 15 minutes.

I would like to try another Course, or I have completed my course and want to begin another. Can I switch languages?

You can switch language courses anytime you wish to.

Can I study outside the CMUQ Building?

Absolutely! Rosetta Stone recognizes your username and password from any computer, be it in the residence hall, at home, at Starbucks, or in Buenos Aires.

I was trying to use Rosetta Stone on my computer at home, and when I logged in it told me I had to install Adobe Flash Player version 9.0.47 or higher or the Speech Recognition add-in. What's going on?

To utilize the interactive reading drills, Rosetta Stone requires Adobe Flash Player. To utilize the speaking portion of Rosetta Stone, the Speech Recognition patch will be required. Both can be installed by clicking on the link and following the instructions given by the individual programs.

**Rosetta Stone can still function without the Speech Recognition patch, but no speaking drills can be done.

When I talk to Rosetta Stone, it can't hear me. What's going on?

This may be an issue with your speech recognition software, or your microphone volume may be turned down.

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