Business English

John Degon

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Books

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Browse print books

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KeywordCall # range
Readers (for Adult English Learners)PE 1126.A4

Selected ebook titles

Ebook Central

  • Wilson, Kevin, Wauson, Jennifer. AMA Handbook of Business Writing : The Ultimate Guide to Style, Grammar, Punctuation, Usage, Construction, and Formatting, 2010.
  • Wilson, Kevin, Wauson, Jennifer.  AMA Handbook of Business Documents : Guidelines and Sample Documents That Make Business Writing Easy, 2011.
  • Coleman, Ruth, Briefest English Grammar and Punctuation Guide Ever!, 2011.

eBook Collection

  • Rozakis, Laurie, The Literate Executive, 2000.

Articles

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Business English databases

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oaFindrAccounting, Acupuncture, Agriculture, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Botanical Medicine, Business, Business English, Chinese Medicine, Chiropractic, Communication, Computer Science, Counseling, Creative Writing, Criminal Justice, Dental Hygiene, Design Management, East Asia, Education, Engineering, Environment, Exercise, Fashion, Global Development, Graphic Design, Health Sciences, History, Human Resources, Human Services, Humanities, Industrial Design, Industrial Relations, Interior Design, International Business, International Studies, Knowledge Management, Law, Literature, Management, Marketing, Martial Arts, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Medical Laboratory Science, Music, Naturopathic Medicine, Nursing, Nutrition, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physician Assistant, Political Science, Psychology, Public Affairs, Science, Social Issues, Sociology, Technology, Technology Management, World Religions
Nexis Uni (formerly Lexis-Nexis)Accounting, Business, Business English, Communication, Criminal Justice, East Asia, Education, Global Development, Health Sciences, Human Resources, Industrial Relations, International Business, International Studies, Law, Management, Marketing, News, Reference, Technology ManagementVideo Tutorial
Legal Information Reference Center*Business, Business English, Criminal Justice, eBooks, Human Resources, Industrial Relations, International Business, Law, Management, Marketing, Reference, Technology ManagementVideo Tutorial
Business Market Research Collection*Business, Business English, Industrial Relations, International Business, Knowledge Management, Management, Marketing, Reference, Technology Management
FAITS – Faulkner Advisory for IT StudiesBiomedical Engineering, Business, Business English, Computer Science, Engineering, Grey Literature, Industrial Relations, International Business, Knowledge Management, Management, Marketing, Reference, Technology Management
ABI/INFORM*Accounting, Audio Visual, Business, Business English, Communication, Criminal Justice, Design Management, East Asia, Fashion, Global Development, Health Sciences, Human Resources, Industrial Relations, International Business, International Studies, Knowledge Management, Law, Management, Marketing, News, Political Science, Reference, Technology ManagementVideo Tutorial
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Selected Business English Websites

BBC Learning English
General and Business English
http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/general/

  • English at Work - listening exercises.
  • Talking Business - telephone, meetings, presentations, negotiations (audio, target language, and quizzes).
  • Get That Job! - tips and vocabulary for job searches, CVs, cover letters, and interviews.
  • Working Abroad - vocab and discussion of working abroad: language, body language, time, status, and relationships.

OWL Purdue - Writing for Global Business Audiences
Writing for Indian, North American, and Chinese business audiences.
https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/954/01/

VOA Learning English
Listening and reading exercises based on news stories.
http://learningenglish.voanews.com/

National Public Radio
The latest information about news, arts & life, and music.
http://www.npr.org/

Great Speeches
Read and listen to great speeches from the Public Broadcasting Service.
http://www.pbs.org/search/?q=great+speeches&btnG.x=0&btnG.y=0