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Business English & Communication

A brief guide to sources on Business English & communication: dictionaries, general writing; business writing; citing sources, creating graphics; presentations & public speaking; theses & dissertations; meetings & etiquette.

English Language Dictionaries

These dictionaries can help you verify the definition of unfamiliar terms and phrases when reading in a new subject area, or when writing up your busines reports or other assignments. Some of the online dictionaries are subscription products, so you will be prompted to sign in with your Brock University ID and password.

English Language Thesauri

Consult a thesaurus when you are writing and want to look up synonyms or antonyms to a word. This helps you to avoid using the same words over and over again and increases your vocabulary. Additional examples may be found by searching OMNI by Subject for English Language Synomym and Antonyms.