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IELTS Writing Task 1: charts showing future years

 A student asked me for advice about describing future years. Let's do a simple exercise to practise this.

Change the following 'past description' into a future description.

In 1985, the average person travelled 3,199 miles by car, and this rose to 4,806 miles in the year 2000. The figures for miles travelled by train, long distance bus, taxi and other modes also increased from 1985 to 2000. Travel by taxi saw the most significant change, with more than a threefold increase from 13 miles per person per year in 1985 to 42 miles in 2000.

For example, we could begin like this:

In 2025it is predicted that the average person will travel 3,199 miles by car...

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