"French people can seem to be..." Parlez vous francais? Tip by NadiaMarie

Parlez vous francais?, Paris: 100 reviews and 36 photos

French people can seem to be cold at first time... but if you just make the effort to say Bonjour/ Merci/ Au revoir... they'll smile straight; especially if you are British or American.. it sounds so pretty ;) (personnal point of view)... At first, French don't like much American for their behavior of superiority... but if you avoid speaking loudly and eating everywhere you'll be better welcomed. Also, in the streets, it can be difficult to find someone who speaks English properly... I've met several travellers lost in the metro and unable to find anyone to help them... try to ask students rather than people in their 40ies/50ies they have forgotten their English at school a few years back in time :)

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  • Written Aug 25, 2002
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