Unit 3. Salvation. Teaching objectives:. 1 To acquaint the students with the basic writing techniques---the parallel construction: a balanced or coordinated arrangement of grammatical structures. 2 To let the students master the usage of several key words and key expressions.
to deliver (a sermon)讲（道）布道
宣扬容忍及和平共处 (to advocate)
Practice what you preach.
The earth hardens under the hot sun.
(figuratively) to become unfeeling, unsympathetic
I hardened my heart against him. 我硬下心肠对待他。
be hardened to (be used to)对…变得不在乎
He is becoming hardened to failure.
be quite hardened to the cold weather here
(the state of being a member 成员资格)
(The total number of members in a group全体成员)
growing by leaps and bounds 长得飞快
a group of soldiers escorted the President 一队士兵护卫着总统。
a escort of soldiers一队卫兵
Kate's escort arrived to take her out for the evening.
She went to Europe accompanied by her colleague.
The usher conducted us to our seats.
A group of soldiers escorted the President.
a dire economic forecast
in dire need
wear one's hair in braids
the gnarled hands of a carpenter.