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Key information

The CELF-5 UK offers a streamlined, flexible approach to language assessment that reflects today's diverse population.

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5 years 0 months to 21 years 11 months


30 to 45 minutes for the Core Language Score. Total assessment: variable.

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Coming early 2018! 

The CELF-5UK is a comprehensive battery of tests that provides a streamlined, flexible approach to language assessment. The CELF-5UK provides highly accurate diagnostic information with current normative data, reflecting the UK's diverse population. Administration is now available in two versions; traditional format (Paper Manuals and Record Forms) and digitally on Q-global® (our test administration, scoring and reporting platform). Also available on Q-interactive® our comprehensive digital assessment system. 

Get 10% discount on Complete paper kits by adding dicount code ZADCEL917​ to your basket.   

(Offer is subject to availability and cannot be combined with any other offer. Offer is only valid on the CELF-5UK complete paper kit. Offer is only available in the UK and ends on 31 January 2018. Pearson reserves the right to withdraw this offer without notice.)                                                                   

Features and benefits

  • New normative data based on the March 2011 UK Census 
  • Battery of 14 stand-alone tests - number administered dependent on age
  • Ten to eleven of the 14 tests are administered, depending on the student's age
  • Index language scores: core, receptive, expressive, content, structure and memory 
  • Observation Rating Scale for evaluation of language in context
  • Pragmatics Profile and Pragmatic Activities Checklist to assess social communication skills


Coming mid 2018!

Digital Options for CELF-5UK 

Option 1: Q-global® - Web-based administration, scoring, and reporting Q-global logoQ-global logo

Q-global® is our secure and affordable web-based platform for test administration, scoring and reporting. It houses the industry's gold standard in assessment tools and is accessible from any computer connected to the Internet. Q-global helps you quickly and efficiently organise examinee information, generate scores, and produce accurate comprehensive reports.

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Option 2: Q-interactive® -A comprehensive digital assessment system Q-interactive logoQ-interactive logo

Q-interactive® is a revolutionary new digital system that delivers the world’s most advanced assessment tools you can take with you anywhere. Q-interactive saves you time, while adding unprecedented flexibility, portability, convenience and efficiency.  Administer interactive assessments with an intuitive, portable system that uses two iPads connected by Bluetooth.

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Price list

Manual Administration Kits

Complete Kit

ISBN: 9780749172060
£740.39 inc VAT
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Technical Manual

ISBN: 9780158036359
£75.00 inc VAT
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Examiners Manual

ISBN: 9780749169527
£70.00 inc VAT
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Stimulus Manual 1

ISBN: 9780749169503
£145.00 inc VAT
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Stimulus Manual 2

ISBN: 9780749169589
£145.00 inc VAT
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Manual Administration Components

Scoring & Normative Supplement

ISBN: 9780749172053
£60.00 inc VAT
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UK ORS Form (25)

ISBN: 9780749169510
£33.60 inc VAT
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UK Record Form 1 (Pack of 25)

ISBN: 9780749169565
£103.20 inc VAT
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Record Form 2 (Pack of 25)

ISBN: 9780749169572
£103.20 inc VAT
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