Meet the Geordies

Newcastle's best Geordie speaker? It might be Shaun the Butcher.

Newcastle’s best Geordie speaker? It might be Shaun the Butcher.

The Geordie dialect is as typical for Newcastle as the river Tyne. The melody of this accent is soft and friendly and it has even been voted sexiest in Britain! However, Geordie can be horribly difficult to understand, especially for non natives, who have learned English in school. But what are the secrets and the characteristics of the Geordie accent? How does it sound? Who still speaks it? And where can I find Newcastle’s best Geordie speaker? The following audio feature gives the answers.

Listen to the Geordie Dialect here.

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