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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The CELF-5UK is a comprehensive, UK normed battery of tests that offers a streamlined, flexible approach to language assessment. It provides speech and language professionals with highly accurate diagnostic information with current normative data, reflecting the UK's diverse population.

Administration now available in two options:

  1. Paper format (paper manuals and record forms)
  2. Digital formats through our new Q-interactive® Speech and Language Licence and Q-global®

> View CELF-5UK on Q-interactive slides

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

Option 1: Q-interactive ® - Our iPad device-based system for administration, scoring and reporting 


Q-interactive® is a revolutionary digital system that delivers the world’s most advanced assessment tools you can take with you anywhere. Administer interactive assessments with an intuitive, portable system that uses two iPads connected to each other via Bluetooth. 

Access the CELF-5UK in digital format under our new Q-interactive Speech and Language Licence 

The Q-interactive Speech and Language Licence gives SLTs access to multiple tests including; (CELF-5, GFTA-3, KLPA-3 and PPVT-4). With built-in features such as audio capture and digital note taking, Q-interactive ensures accurate scoring and quickly interprets the results you need. 

You may already have the necessary components needed to administer certain subtests on Q-interactive. To check, search this list of additional materials required to administer the CELF-5UK. 

The Q-interactive Speech and Language Licence and its additional materials can be purchased from this page. Simply add each item to your basket from the pricing table below. 

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Option 2: Q-global® - Our web-based system for scoring and reporting paper administrations

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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

Q-global 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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