why passé composé rather than imparfait for j'ai TOUJOURS voulu reprendre des leçons?

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Ann

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4 January 2019

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why passé composé rather than imparfait for j'ai TOUJOURS voulu reprendre des leçons?

This question relates to:
French writing exercise "Why study French?"

Cécile

Kwiziq language super star

8 January 2019

8/01/19

Hi Ann,

This is a very interesting question...

If you said, 

"Je voulais toujours reprendre des leçons ..."

it will suppose that something stopped you from doing it.

Whereas, in the text it is clear that the person has re-started learning so this action is finished .

Hope this helps!

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