It breaks my heart that due to the Trump-effect, aka his divisive rhetoric, what it means "to be an American" is not a settled debate; and it's something spreading around the world. I suppose there will always be a portion of any populous that views "patrioism" through a more "nationalistic" lenses.
Listen to some opinions about the French by people all over the world while working on your French listening comprehension. Below, you'll find the transcript - click any phrase to read the English and follow links to related French grammar lessons.
Note: Most of the segments are dubbed with the original language hardly lowered in volume, so if you have difficulty making out the French, use a headset: the original language is on one side and the French on the other.