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    #1

    2015-16 Classes Are Filling Quickly!

    How should I read "2015-16" in English?
    I need native speakers' help.

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    Re: 2015-16 Classes Are Filling Quickly!

    I would say "twenty fifteen sixteen" if I read it out loud.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #3

    Re: 2015-16 Classes Are Filling Quickly!

    Another way to say it would be academic year two thousand fifteen, sixteen.


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    Re: 2015-16 Classes Are Filling Quickly!

    I wouldn't use "academic year" unless those words appeared on the page.
    In BrE you will also hear "two thousand and ​fifteen sixteen".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #5

    Re: 2015-16 Classes Are Filling Quickly!

    May I say 'twenty fifteen to sixteen'?

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    #6

    Re: 2015-16 Classes Are Filling Quickly!

    Yes.

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