I speak English and Arabic but I think Latvian might be a little bit beyond me. Do the people of Riga, especially people like shop-keepers and store staff, tend to speak English?
Most Latvians speak English, however, it's not always a case. It also depends on how many tourists are in this area. Outside of city center you may have communication problems.
Yes, they do, especially the newer generation. Older people usually speak Russian as the second language.
Generally store staff and younger people on street know English.
People of "younger" generations (<40) generally speak English quite well. With older people it depends from person to person. The shopkeepers will have no problem with English at bigger, central stores but you may have to resort to sign language at smaller local shops.
No problem with ENGLISH. Riga is old EUROPEAN city. We like guest
I think that mostly they speak english.
The new generation mostly yes. Usually 3, or more languages.
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