How to Pronounce 'CAPARISON' - English Pronunciation


In this episode, we cover the pronunciation of the word caparison. This word refers to decking something out in rich decorative coverings, usually used for horses. This word found its way into the English language through the French word caparasson who took it from the Spanish caparazón meaining ‘saddlecloth'.

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I remember how much trouble understanding past perfect had caused me before I finally got it. It will be a challenge to explain it to students, certainly. From my perspective the most confusing part of past tenses is to feel the differenece between past continuous and past perfect and past perfect continuous. But the real trouble for the beginners who come from slavic countries for example is to understand why present perfect is not a past tense. Before teaching that it is good to think of easiest forms of explanation, maybe visual?