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Tips for EAP Business Students

Become familiar with resources on campus.

SLU has many resources available to support you, and you should use them!  Become familiar with the Student Success Center, the Library, and other services available to international or EAP students.

Read the "business press" to get familiar with important issues and special terms used in business.

There are many newspapers and magazines that cover business topics, and they are usually written in clear, easy-to-understand language.  Reading them will keep you aware of current issues and trends, and expose you to the special vocabulary used in business.

Use reference books.

SLU has many encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other reference books that are meant to give you an overview of or background information on various topics.  

Learn to use databases.

Some of the most frequently-used business databases have options that let you change the interface language to make searching a little easier. Remember that if you want help searching a database, you are always encouraged to contact a librarian.

Use YouTube.com to find explanations and tutorials.

If you don't understand a concept, sometimes it can be very helpful to search YouTube.com for a video tutorial.  Try this for explanations (example: "What is an exchange-traded fund?") as well as for "How-to" information and tutorials (example: "ABI/Inform tutorial").  Remember that you will need to evaluate whether the information is reliable, since almost anyone can post to YouTube.

Helpful Business Guides

Here are some Business Research Guides you may find useful:

Resources on Campus

There are many resources available on campus to support international students and ESL learners.

EAP Librarian

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Lori Kupsky
Contact:
Pius XII Memorial Library,
lori.kupsky@slu.edu
Remote Phone # 314-301-9649

Business Librarian

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Judy Geczi
Contact:
Pius XII Memorial Library
Room 202F

judy.geczi@slu.edu
(314) 977-3595

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