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Expressive Vocabulary Test, Second Edition (EVT-2)

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Key information

Assess expressive vocabulary and word retrieval for children and adults.


Kathleen Williams

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Age Range:

2 years 6 months and older


Individual - 10 to 15 minutes

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Several significant enhancements have been made in this first revision of the EVT:  

  • Two parallel forms, each with 190 items
  • Stimulus questions included for more precise administration
  • More up-to-date, realistic art used, offering an exceptional balance of sex and race/ethnicity
  • Growth scale values (GSVs) added, a new metric for easily measuring progress over time!
  • Larger stimulus material used (8.5 x 11 inches)
  • Modernised core vocabulary
  • Enhanced technology options enhanced for faster administration, scoring and reporting


More than 5,500 individuals were tested, with data from about 4,000 of them used for the normative scores. The remaining data contributed to the validation studies.

The norm sample matches the current U.S. population along parameters of sex, race/ethnicity, geographic region, socioeconomic status (SES), and clinical diagnosis or special-education placement. Standardization was conducted in fall 2005 and spring 2006 to obtain fall and spring grade-based norms.  

Scores and Interpretation 

  • Age- and grade-based standard scores
  • Growth Scale Values (GSVs)
  • Percentiles
  • Stanines
  • Normal curve equivalents (NCEs)
  • Age and grade equivalents

Additional Studies

Criterion Studies: CASL and GRADE. 

Clinical Validity Studies: ADHD, Emotional/Behavioral Disturbance, Giftedness, Hearing Impairment, Hearing Impairment With Cochlear Implant, Language Delay

Language Disorder, Learning Disability, Mental Retardation, and Speech Impairment  


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Price list

Manual Administration Kits

Form A Kit:

Includes Stimulus book A, manual and 25 record forms (A) in a bag.
ISBN: 9780749157883
£314.40 inc VAT

Form B Kit:

Includes Stimulus book B, manual and 25 record forms (B) in a bag.
ISBN: 9780749157890
£315.60 inc VAT

Complete Kit A and B:

Includes Form A Kit and Form B Kit 
ISBN: 9780749157951
£594.00 inc VAT


Record forms A, pack of 25
ISBN: 9780749157913
£73.20 inc VAT
Record forms A, pack of 100
ISBN: 9780749157937
£250.80 inc VAT
Record forms B, pack of 100
ISBN: 9780749157944
£250.80 inc VAT
Currently out of stock, available to pre-order
Record forms B, pack of 25
ISBN: 9780749157920
£73.20 inc VAT


ISBN: 9780749157906
£88.00 inc VAT
Currently out of stock, available to pre-order
Q-global Examiner's Manual
ISBN: 9780749170851
£133.20 inc VAT

Q-global® Web-based Administration, Scoring and Reporting

Q-global EVT-2 one-year subscription
ISBN: 9780749170820
£48.00 inc VAT
EVT-2 Q-global Score Summary Report
ISBN: 9780749170868
£2.40 inc VAT

Q-interactive® App- and Web-based Administration, Scoring and Reporting

Q-global Form B Digital Stimulus Book
ISBN: 9780749170844
£130.80 inc VAT
Q-global Form A Digital Stimulus Book
ISBN: 9780749170837
£130.80 inc VAT

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