Clinical Evaluation of Language Fundamentals - Fifth Edition (CELF-5 UK)


Key information

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


Eleanor Semel,

Elisabeth H Wiig,

Wayne Secord

Publication Year:


Age Range:

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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Now Available! 

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 the following versions:

  1. Traditional format (Paper Manuals and Record Forms)
  2. New digital formats on Q-global® (our test administration, scoring and reporting platform). Also available on Q-interactive® our comprehensive digital assessment system. 

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 Features and benefits

  • New normative data based on the March 2011 UK Census 
  • Battery of fourteen stand-alone tests - number administered dependent on age
  • Eleven of the fourteen 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

New Digital Options for CELF-5UK 

The CELF-5UK now offers Speech and Language Therapists two efficient and easy to use, digital options for test administration, scoring and reporting. You can choose from either of the following two options, or both, to maximise your digital assessment experience. 

Option 1: Q-interactive® - A comprehensive digital assessment systemQ-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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Option 2: Q-global® - Web-based scoring, and reporting

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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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Price list

Manual Administration Kits

Complete Kit

Includes UK examiners manual, UK scoring manual, stimulus book 1, stimulus book 2, record form 1 (25), record form 2 (25) observation rating scale (25), US technical manual.
ISBN: 9780749172060
£742.32 inc VAT


Technical Manual (US version)

ISBN: 9780158036359
£45.00 inc VAT

Examiners Manual

ISBN: 9780749169527
£70.00 inc VAT

Stimulus Book 1

ISBN: 9780749169503
£145.00 inc VAT

Stimulus Book 2

ISBN: 9780749169589
£145.00 inc VAT

Manual Administration Components

Scoring Manual

ISBN: 9780749172053
£60.00 inc VAT


Observation Rating Scale (ORS) (25)

ISBN: 9780749169510
£33.60 inc VAT

UK Record Form 1 (Pack of 25)

ISBN: 9780749169565
£103.20 inc VAT

Record Form 2: Ages 9 - 21 (25)

ISBN: 9780749169572
£103.20 inc VAT

Digital Kits and Components

CELF-5 UK Digital Examiner's Manual

ISBN: 9780749172121
£84.00 inc VAT

CELF-5 UK Digital Technical Manual

ISBN: 9780150014713
£54.00 inc VAT

CELF-5 UK Digital Stimulus Book

ISBN: 9780749172107
£348.00 inc VAT

Q-interactive Speech Licence

ISBN: 9780749172534
£108.00 inc VAT

Digital Scoring and Reporting

Digital Scoring & Normative Supplement

ISBN: 9780749172114
£72.00 inc VAT

Q-Global 1 Year Scoring Subscription

Q-Global 1 Year Scoring Subscription
ISBN: 9780749172091
£38.40 inc VAT

Q-Global Score Report

Q-Global Score Report
ISBN: 9780749172084
£1.20 inc VAT

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