Niki Lauda, Formula 1 legend, dies: BBC News Review reviews

August 3, 2023

Formula 1 driving legend, Niki Lauda, has died. Find out more with News Review.

The story:
One of the best-known figures in motor racing, the three-times Formula 1 world champion Niki Lauda, has died at the age of 70. He’s remembered most for his audacious recovery from a near-fatal crash at the German Grand Prix in 1976, in which he sustained major burns.

Key words and phrases:

unusual and worth mentioning
• By a remarkable coincidence, Dan found a map when he was totally lost!
• Albert Einstein was remarkable for his high intelligence.

made (a) comeback
successfully returned to an activity or position of status
• After three years away, Muhammad Ali made a spectacular boxing comeback.
• Catherine’s hoping that cowboy boots will soon be making a comeback.

hits (a) snag
encounters an unexpected problem
• Every time I load the programme, it hits a snag. Can you call I.T. please?
• At the meeting, they identified several snags in their sales strategy.

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  1. Reply
    BBC Learning English August 3, 2023 at 12:57 pm

    Learn how to use the language from the latest news stories with News Review. If you like learning English this way, we have plenty more lessons to choose from:

  2. Useful really

  3. 🥅 Dr. Magdy Yacob is remarkable among heart surgeons.
    🥅 Walaa's hoping that Al Zamalek's team will soon be a comeback.
    🥅 What's wrong? This application hits a snag. Every time I try to load it.

  4. Hi Dan I like the way you speak and I always try to copy your manner of your speech

  5. You are the best. We love you!.

  6. Thank you so much.

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  8. Excellent clip to improve me listening skills. Thanks a lot.

  9. Love you two.

  10. Made a comeback, Remarkable, hits a snag………… My friend made a remarkable comeback in his English study, but he is facing the big snag IELTS test.

  11. Dan and Catherine, thank for this great video. I learned again a lot. I've been doing good progress in my english skills after I've been watching programmes (BBc news reviews, six minute and etc) from BBC.
    Ricardo Pereira from Campinas (Brasil)

  12. Dan and Catherine, thank you for this fantastic video that I learned a lot. I've been doing great progress in my english skills after I've been watching videos from bbc.

  13. Dan with his mellifulous voice 😍😍😍

  14. Liverpool made a remarkable comeback against Barcelona on the second leg of UCL.

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  16. Thanks a lot! I love news review, greetings from Colombia.

  17. thank you dears for your great lesson

  18. Hello Dan and Catherine!
    Is "hits (a) snag" a formal way to talk about facing a problem? Snag = problem? Thank you.

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  20. Love you both, Catherine and Dan. I learn a lot from you!

  21. You're guys are amazing and always bring us a new remarkable video to please our studies. Thx

  22. Can we say ( She made him cameback )?

  23. Great 👍 lesson thanks

  24. I've had several snags and I haven't been able watch your videos for ages. However, by a remarkable coincidence I've made such a great come back! 💜

  25. All of you are my friends usually in the morning when I listen your useful program

  26. You guys are amazing but I missed Sian. Will she going to make a comeback on News Review?

  27. you guys are awesome…

  28. Reply
    Edgar Ignacio Padron August 3, 2023 at 12:57 pm

    excellent this dynamic in which both see the camera and allow to motivate even more those who see the video and invite them to interact. Congratulations and grateful for the effort

  29. I love this show!

  30. I prefer when the program is about news that had worldly repercusion like this one. Because I see the same news in my country on tv. Thank you for the lesson. Dan and Catherine are the best.

  31. I have been following news review for a year and the difference it has made in my English is "remarkable", I was weak in listening English but since I started watching #BBCEnglishlearning I feel like enjoying English, and finally I have a #suggestion 'if you could make a video series on vocabulary by etymology' please make a series on this etymology topic, thank you so much. Hugs and kisses and lots of love.

  32. I really admire your work and your efforts on remarkable progress

  33. The thumbnail of this video is very interesting

  34. Im from Vietnam,i just 13 but i am BLE huge Fans. Love ypu Dan and Catherine

  35. Hello Dan and Catherine,love the show very much.Well done BBC!!

  36. Reply
    Chandana Jagath Ariyawansa August 3, 2023 at 12:57 pm

    Great program, pls continue the good work…👍

  37. Following from Laos PDR

  38. Reply
    Roberto Diaz Martin August 3, 2023 at 12:57 pm

    Thanks for sharing such a remarkable class! a huge hug for both from The Canaries….

  39. You make completely remarkable program))) that is so helpful… I believe, Ukrainian system of education has to use your programs for every English lessons in high school… Thank you for your job)

  40. Reply
    踏花歸去馬蹄香 August 3, 2023 at 12:57 pm

    Hello,BLE,I love news review!

  41. Thank you, BBC. 💚

  42. In second sentences of "hits a snag" you didn't use word hit. I'm confused…

  43. Ay Dios me encanta!

  44. Good morning sir, one of the best English spoken teacher I like really appreciate for online teaching

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