1. The concept of “personal space” is different in French culture, and Americans may find that French people stand closer to them or touch them more than they are accustomed to.
2. In French culture, it is common to take longer breaks for lunch and leisurely meals, and Americans may find that businesses and offices close for lunch and that meal times are longer than they are used to.
3. The French often have a more relaxed attitude towards punctuality than Americans, and Americans may find that people in France are less prompt than they are used to.
4. French people often have a more formal and reserved manner of communication than Americans, and Americans may find that they are less expressive and more guarded in their interactions.
5. The French have a strong sense of national identity and pride, and Americans may find that French people are less inclined to adopt American customs and culture, and may view them as intrusive.