What is the maximum number of languages a 16-17-year-old can learn before they are considered ready for entry into the professional world and what are the skills needed to become fluent in those languages by the time they are 18? What languages should they learn, and how should they start? Can they learn all of these languages at once, or should they take one language at a time? And, if so, which language should they begin with?
I am a 16-year-old Indian girl from India. Hindi and Urdu are my first and second languages, respectively. I go to an English medium school (Indian English) and have a basic grasp of Arabic. I started learning Spanish on Duolingo around 3-4 months ago. But now, in addition to Spanish, I want to learn Latin, Portuguese, Hebrew, Arabic, Telugu, and Sanskrit. Can I learn all of the languages at once, or should I learn them one at a time? And, if so, with which languages should I begin? Which should I start with? If I learn all of the languages at the same time, I feel I will become confused regarding vocabulary, syntax, and so on. Will it be a success? Perhaps I should study languages that are related (like Spanish and Portuguese) together, or do you have a preferred sequence for learning languages? I started learning Telugu and Sanskrit last year, but I quit and gave up since I didn't have time and couldn't locate resources to learn. Can you help me review my goals to learn, revisit the language, and pick up where I left off? I was wondering if you have any suggestions about where to look for resources and where to begin my studies. I would like to improve my language skills to help me in life. Please advise. Thank you!