A revision of the Test of Language Competence-Expanded, the CELF-5 Metalinguistics assessment includes four tests of higher-level language skills that are embedded in school curricula and are critical to classroom success. Use it to measure a student’s ability to think about and use language to make inferences, manipulate conversational speech given a context, use words in multiple ways, and use language in a non-literal manner. This is a US assessment, with Americanisms and US norms.
Content and Administration
Administer the four tests individually or as a battery to obtain information about an individual’s language skills in:
- Making Inferences
- Conversation Skills
- Multiple Meanings
- Figurative Language
Features and Benefits
- Ideal for students with subtle language disorders or those on the autistic spectrum
- Goes beyond assessment of syntax and semantics to assess student’s language strategies and language flexibility
- Includes several tests that assess the student’s ability to interpret contextual and situational demands of conversation
- Helps you evaluate delays in semantic, syntactic and pragmatic competence
CELF-5 Metalinguistics Stim Book Pages
Above: Examples of stimuli from the Conversation Skills Test.