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Clinical Evaluation of Language Fundamentals - Fifth Edition

The Clinical Evaluation of Language Fundamentals - Fifth Edition (CELF-5 UK) offers a streamlined, flexible approach to language assessment that reflects today's diverse population. Guidance on using this test in your telepractice    
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CELF-5 UK Observational Rating Scale (Print)
9780749169510 Qualification Level B

Pack of 25




Publication date:
Age range:
5:0 –21:11
Core Language Score, Receptive Language, Expressive Language, Language Structure and Language Content standard scores, percentile ranks, growth scale values, and age equivalents
Qualification level:
Paper and pencil, Q-interactive and Q-global
Scoring options:
Q-interactive, Q-global™ Web-based Administration, Scoring, and Reporting; and manual scoring
Guidance on using this test in your telepractice

Product Details

The new CELF-5 is a comprehensive battery of 14 standalone tests that provides a streamlined, flexible, and interactive approach to language assessment.


  • Comprehensive, with measures that include structured, interactive, and observational/interview-based tasks.
  • Flexible--administer only the tests you need to address referral and clinical concerns
  • Now Available!  Standard scores available for Reading Comprehension, Structured Writing, and the Pragmatics Activities Checklist.
  • Compare written skills to oral language skills.
  • Now available in print and digital editions (on Q-global and Q-interactive)


  • CELF-5 provides highly accurate diagnostic information with current normative data (see Technical Information).
  • Item analysis of performance on individual tests.
  • Automated scoring is available in real-time on Q-interactive or with the item or subtest raw scores entered on Q-global.
  • Digital editions offer 24/7 secure, web-based access on Q-global or Q-interactive, ideal for telepractice and in-person digital test administration.
  • Q-interactive and Q-global provide automated Graphical and narrative reporting data.

Tests included

  • Observational Rating Scale 
  • Sentence Comprehension 
  • Linguistic Concepts 
  • Word Structure  
  • Word Classes 
  • Following Directions 
  • Formulated Sentences 
  • Recalling Sentences 
  • Understanding Spoken Paragraphs 
  • Word Definitions 
  • Sentence Assembly 
  • Semantic Relationships 
  • Pragmatics Profile 
  • Pragmatic Activities Checklist  

Clinicians can evaluate a student's general language ability and obtain information that assists in determining if the student has a language disorder by administering just four to six tests.

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.