John Wells in India

In September 1998 Prof. John Wells visited India, on behalf of the dictionary publishers Addison Wesley Longman.

Prof. Wells visited Delhi, Calcutta, Mumbai (Bombay) and Chennai (Madras) and took part in dictionary launches in each city, as well as being interviewed by a large number of journalists.

He also managed to do some sightseeing. Click on an image for a larger version.

Explaining what a corpus is, Delhi

Cocktails after the launch, Delhi

Dictionary launch, Calcutta

A workshop for schoolteachers, Calcutta



Dictionary launch, Chennai

Fielding a question, Chennai

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