This blended learning course is intended for exam candidates who have registered for the IELTS Academic. The course is designed to familiarize participants with the format, tasks, and marking criteria of the exam and will offer participants the opportunity to review and practice the skills necessary to maximize their performance. The course will consist of 20 hours of face-to-face workshops and 20 hours of instructor-directed study and practice at home and online. Within the context of the course, students will complete an authentic IELTS Academic exam under exam-like conditions. When the course is not being offered, the Moodle will remain accessible to all members of the unibz community as an autonomous learning resource.