Test of Language Development Primary: Fourth Edition (TOLD-P:4) (Scoring -…
Test of Language Development Primary: Fourth Edition (TOLD-P:4)
Assesses expressive and receptive language
Ages 4;0 - 8;11
- composite based on sum of 2 or more subtest scaled scores. Mean 100; standard deviation +/- 15
Speaking (OV, MC,)
Grammar (SU, SI, MC)
Organizing (RV, SI)
Semantics (PV, RV, OV)
Listening (PV, SU)
(PV, RV, OV, SU, SU, MC)
Mean 10; standard deviation +/-3
Morphological Completion (MC)
Assesses children’s ability to recognize, understand, and use common English morphological forms
Oral Vocabulary (OV)
Evaluates a child’s ability to give oral definitions to common objects
Relational Vocabulary (RV)
Evaluates a child’s ability to understand and orally express the relationship between two spoken words.
Syntactic Understanding (SU)
Assesses a child’s ability to comprehend the meaning of sentences
Picture Vocabulary (PV)
Evaluates if a child understands the meaning associated with spoken English words, by pointing to one of the four pictures that best represents the meaning of a word spoken by the examiner.
Sentence Imitation (SI)
Measures aspects of children’s ability to produce correct English sentences, reflecting their familiarity with word order and grammatical markers
Testing time: 35-50 mins.
Numerous validity studies
Word Analysis – Measures a child’s ability to segment words into smaller phonemic units.
Word Discrimination – Measures a child’s ability to recognize the differences in significant speech sounds.
Word Articulation – Measures a child’s ability to utter important English speech sounds.