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Listening Skills Test (LIST)

Product Description

Four subtests assess the ability to evaluate language and monitor comprehension.

  • Referent Identification (Detect ambiguity in messages with pictorial referents)
  • Message Appraisal (Judge utterances about an illustrated event)
  • Comprehension of Directions (Follow extended discourse)
  • Verbal Message Evaluation (Evaluate verbal statements without pictorial referents).


  • Suitable for young children
  • Easy to administer and score
  • UK-developed
  • Fully standardised
  • Colour stimuli
  • Score graph profile
  • Case examples
  • Suggestions for remediation.

Key Information


Use the Listening Skills Test to assess comprehensive skills in young children.


Caroline Foster

Ian Peers

Peter Lloyd

Publication Year


Age Range

3 years 6 months to 6 years 11 months


Individual - 20 to 30 minutes

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