IELTS Listening Forecast 15

Note: The green words represent the forecast answers in the upcoming exam.

PART 1       Questions 1 - 10

Questions 1 - 10

Complete the notes below.

Write ONE WORD AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.


                         Car Club Enquiry


- location: (1) Isilp Street

- near the (2) school

- how to work:

+ enter number into the car's (3) computer

+ pets are not allowed

+ book should use the (4) phone, no mobile phone (have extra charge)

- max. cost: (5) $5.96 per hour

- cost of (6) fuel is included

- extra money cost for member fee: (7)$12.50

- family can get a (8) discount

- high cost to buy (9) insurance for children under 20 years old

- the theme for this Car Club: good for (10) environment


PART 2       Questions 11 - 20

Questions 11 - 12

Complete the sentences below.

Write ONE WORD AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.


                    Education orientation


- The education exhibition was held in (11) Malaysia for (12) 5 days.


Questions 13 - 17

Choose the correct letters A, B, or C.

13. Which benefits do the international students have in the university?

A. fitness facilities

B. accommodation and specialized sport facilities

C. accommodation only

14. What is the advantage of technical institutions?

A. high-trained staff

B. keywords' graduates'

C. many big companies will come to recruit their graduates

15. The cost of the secondary school includes?

A. tuition fee

B. everything except book fees

C. accommodation fee

(speaker talked about many things as tuition, facilities, but not books and he said you could buy second hand or with good price, etc.)

16. Which of the following only possible in technical institutions?

A. offer tuition fee

B. offer full scholarship

C. offer overseas internship

17. New Zealand university is famous for?

A. the high standard of education

B. the high-quality place for study

C. a tranquil place for study


Questions 18 - 20

Complete the table below.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

Time to offer Majors Type of course
(18) next year (19) Information Technology (20) full-time


PART 3       Questions 21 - 30

(A professor is talking with two marketing students. They are talking about their research courses. The girl is studying something about the price of cheese and the man is studying the course related with package)

Questions 21 - 22

Girl's report about cheese and oil mentioned that the sales volume in 2 places.

Choose the correct letters AB, or C.

Sale volumes

     increase sales volume

B       decreased sales volume

C       no change in sales


21. the first place, Cheese (New Zealand): B

22. the second place, Cheese (Columbia): C


(Boy's report about chocolate in Italy and Germany's different strategies)

Questions 23 - 24

Which marketing strategy will influence the following market sales volume?

Choose the correct letters AB, or C.

Marketing strategies

A       change the location of the product on shelves

B       make it the cheapest brand

C       make it the second cheapest brand


23. Chocolate (Italy): A

24. Chocolate (Germany): B


Questions 25 - 30

Complete the sentences below.

Write ONE WORD AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.


- 25. Product cosmetic focuses on the use of color

- 26. Two examples are cosmetics and cleaning products

- 27. Focuses on the use of containers

- 28&29. Focuses on 2 features: materials and images

- 30. Two people focus on the last subject which is the extension into the study of advertisement


PART 4       Questions 31 - 40

Questions 31 - 40

Complete the notes below.

Write ONE WORD AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.


                              Renewable Energy Resources


31. aim of talks is to predict problems and needs of population and impact are increasing

Title 1: Water

32. water will be more costly and less predictable

- therefore recycling and rural area collection will be acceptable

33. by 2030, 1 in 7 US and European buildings will have rainwater lacks

- so innovation in design and materials expected


Title 2: Electricity

34&35.costs will increase and lead to growth in use of

- solar power (e.g. development in Adamite will cut domestic use of electricity by 30%)


Title 3: Land

36. shortage especially in large cities.

37. solution smaller blocks for individual, high-rise buildings, workshops and factories


Title 4: Communication Technology

- 38. number and distribution of population: 10 million households who are living in the city

- 39&40. to the year 2021, the population will increase by 24%