When you arrive to Riga generally speaking you should be very happy on locals knowledge of English.
However it is always nice if you can speak a few words of local language.
So here is a little list of useful words.
Hello – Sveiki
Thank you – Paldies
Please – Lūdzu
Beer – Alus
My name is Laura – Mani sauc Laura
Ice cream – Saldējums
How can i leave you a great review on Tripadvisor? – Kā varu uzrakstīt jums lielisku atsauksmi Tripadvisor?