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

AnnC1

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

Asked 6 months ago
CécileKwiziq language super starCorrect answer

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!

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

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