Pope's first official visit to Santiago: BBC News Review reviews

October 1, 2023

Pope Francis has begun his first official visit to Chile and Peru.

Thousands of Chileans greeted the pontiff, who is from Argentina, as his motorcade travelled into the city.

But the crowds were much smaller than for his previous visits to Latin America. There are expected to be protests about an abuse scandal involving Catholic priests.

Dan and Catherine teach you the language the world’s media is using to discuss this story:

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quieter than usual

small in number or spread out

pin their hopes on
hope someone or something will help them

News Review (more videos and exercises): http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/course/newsreview

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  1. We pin all our hopes on BBC.

  2. 🌸 Why is the baby subdued? I think he slept over.
    🌸 My brother bought 3 strawberries. That's sparse!
    🌸 She married a rich man to buy a new villa and pinned all her hopes on that.

  3. Fan tastic program! thanks BBC.

  4. We had a club. And the club, we discussed about vocabulary in BBC news,

  5. Thanks

  6. Flowers are sparse on the hotel land.

  7. My country enters in the subdue state every Friday at 5:00 pm.

  8. bbclearningenglish Can you please show on screen the FB challenge words like you do with the vocabulary?

  9. I feel subdued those days ,and I don't know the reason 😊

  10. Would u pls add the subtitles of this series of English programme?

  11. I am huge fan of this program

  12. Thanks…. thanks and thanks….. I love this programs… are very useful

  13. Thanks BBC very much!

  14. Reply
    José Alfonso Mesía Guevara October 1, 2023 at 11:40 am

    Thank you very much.

  15. Great video! Thanks for offering such high-quality learning materials.

  16. Hi! I like the way Dan speaks. I wonder if one day I could speak like him. I really enjoy your news review.

  17. I am pining my all hopes on eye specialist ,whether I will keep my driving license or loose it for ever !

  18. Reply
    Benigno Augusto Estrada Reyes October 1, 2023 at 11:40 am

    I always enjoy your videos, thank you….

  19. Reply
    林 LIN子鈞 ZIH JYUN October 1, 2023 at 11:40 am

    Thank for BBC

  20. What a beautiful smile Dan 😘

  21. Thanks

  22. Thanks, BBC.

  23. Now I can not only hear, but also see those brilliant people who teach us real English. It's fantastic ! THANKS SO MUCH!

  24. Plz shorten your videos to 5 minutes. Love

  25. Great video. It's really helpful to learn through such an interactive material. Thanks BBC!

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