Americans Try to Guess French Hand Gestures

The French are known for using their hands a lot. It’s a part of their culture, their language, in a way that Anglophones in the United States just don’t understand. Hand gestures used during conversation, or even instead of it, add another layer of depth to any interaction.

How hard is it to understand these French gestures and incorporate them into daily life? Watch these Americans try to guess the meaning of some common French hand gestures.