Canada versus France – Part Deux

by: Marc

I know, the first part of this blog has recently been published, but I noticed a lot of differences these days. – Yesterday I watched TV, nothing fancy you might tell me. But I was surprised to see every 5 to 10 minutes some advertising, you can’t see a movie or a TV show without seeing advertising. Yes there is TV advertising in France, of course, but only one per movie and TV show. I don’t think I could get used to this. – Communication is the biggest difference between France and Canada. How many people asked me “How are you ?” “Where are you from?” “Why are you here ?” “Are you a student?” in the bus or in the street whereas I didn’t know them. Why did they ask me that? Even in the shops when I order something to eat they ask me these questions. My roommate explained…