Pooja Shah

Pooja Shah is a British actress of Kenyan-Asian descent, best known for her role on Eastenders where she played Kareena Ferreira for two years. She also had a lead role in the BBC drama Missing, has guest-starred in Coronation Street, and has produced her own short film alongside winning Best Actress at a British film festival. She has chosen to learn Spanish through Rosetta Stone as she tried the demo and found it very simple and engaging. Follow her on Twitter.

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Desperate to go to Spain!

Desperate to go to Spain!

I recently went to Paris for the weekend. I have never been to Paris so was looking forward to the trip but haven’t spoken a word of French since I studied it for my GCSE’s. As much as I enjoyed Paris, the thing I found completely bizarre was my absolute gut instinct to reply to everyone in Spanish.

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My Spanish mission

My Spanish mission

Back in 2002, I was fortunate to get offered a lead role in a sky one series about holiday reps in Ibiza. I was so excited about the job but more so because it meant I would get to live in Southern Spain for 6 months for filming.

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