【待插入句子】 Indeed, at the height of Athenian democracy there was no government separate from its citizenry.  Where would the sentence best fit? Click on square to add the sentence to the passage.  【待插入段落】 During the fifth century B. C. the council of 500 was extremely influential in shaping policy. In the next century, however, it was the mature assembly that took on decision-making responsibility. By any measure other than that of the aristocrats, who had been upstaged by the supposedly inferior "people," the Athenian democracy was a stunning success. Never before, or since, have so many people been involved in the serious business of self-governance. It was precisely this opportunity to participate in public life that provided a stimulus for the brilliant unfolding of classical Greek culture.  1.首先公布答案:3rd square;  2.然后我们来看一下待插入的句子:Indeed表示强调,翻译成“确实”;at the height of… 在...的巅峰;还有一个there was no… 用否定来表示强调:没有政府是跟全体市民分隔开的,言外之意就是说雅典的民主程度非常之高。 既然是强调,那前面一定要出现过相应的信息。  3.最后让我们来看一下这一段的各个句子:  1st: 议会(council)在制定(shape)政策上非常有影响力。 2nd: 但在下个世纪,成熟的立法机构(assemby)承担了做决定的职责。3rd: (以除了贵族之外的衡量标准看来,贵族被本应是下等人的人民抢去了风头)雅典的民主是一个巨大的成功. 4th: 空前绝后,从未有这么多人民参与到自我管理的严肃事业中来。 5th: 正是有了参与到公众生活的机会,才刺激了古典希腊文化的发展(unfolding,展开)。  看完之后就很清楚了,整个段落一句话总结——雅典民主很成功。1st承接上文;2nd~4th讲民主如何成功;5th讲民主带来的影响。 而我们要插入的地方在民主程度高的后面,所以是在self-governance后面。放进去之后跟后面也能搭配起来,perfect.  知识小补丁  语法积累:  it was… that… 强调句的固定搭配;  other than… 表示否定,除了... 不是...  decision-making n+ v-ing; 理解的时候就按照v+n来理解,making decision;做决策。  never before, or since 前无古人,后无来者。