Simon is English, was born in Italy, studied in Sweden and now lives in Germany. He has struggled to learn foreign languages his entire adult life. Postman, foley artist and philosopher are just three of the jobs he worked before turning up on the doorsteps of the Babbel office in 2016.
Fancy learning more about the distinctive Geordie accent? Or maybe you’re even feeling brave enough to attempt some Geordie phrases for yourself? Read on to find out just what makes this distinctive accent from Newcastle tick.