In Britain, at least pre-OLD, it was either pull some bird at a club or ask out someone you know already.
And after they’ve been said once, expect to hear them several times a day.
Do be aware of the rumors: a notorious stereotype of the French is that they cheat, despite a relationship tag early on.
Of course, this characteristic is by no means applicable to every French man, but both sexes have confessed that because of their suspicions that their partner has cheated or will cheat, there can be a scramble to do so first.
It’s not in the guidebooks about Paris and it’s definitely not what the city is like in the movies.
And when you enroll at a Paris-based university like AUP, they don’t talk about it during orientation week.
While British men are renowned for their aloof nature, and the Americans are juggling girlfriends, French men can come across as extremely keen.