How to make reference to age groups in Academic Task 1

How would you make reference to the age groups in the following Task 1 data source?

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For many, referring to age ranges is a challenge. Phrases like “women 16 to 24 years old” and “16 to 24 year old women” are often confused, and this can cost you valuable GRA points on your exam. In the following video, I hope to share a couple of structures that you can apply to your own writing.

Would you like to practice the above structures in your own writing? Post a few samples to The IELTS Network community to receive free feedback.

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6 Responses to How to make reference to age groups in Academic Task 1

  1. Yee Yee Mon says:

    Thank you, Ryan.
    It’s a nice presentation about referring to the age ranges.

  2. Yee Yee Mon says:

    We can also learn many ways of describing age ranges.Thank you again.

  3. madhav says:

    Hey Ryan..your videos helped me to get 6.5 with a 5 days prep..thanks a lot man..

  4. Anonymous says:

    Thanks. It is great lesson.

  5. Nisansala samuel says:

    Hi Mr. Rayan,
    from srilanka

    I would like to get some knowledge from you to get IELTS Band 7 i like to improve my English knowledge as well my writing method to, hope i can get an ideas from your teaching skills…

    thanks you
    Faithfully
    Nisansala

  6. surazz says:

    Hi Ryan your blog is so helpful..

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