CELF- 5 Clinical Evaluation of Language Fundamentals 5th Edition…
Clinical Evaluation of Language Fundamentals
Assesses expressive and receptive language performance for ages 5;0-21;11 and determines context in which performance is reduced.
Scaled score profile
Mean=10 SD +/- 3
Test is valid and reliable
Supplemental Observation Rating Scale may be used by parents or teachers to assess student's classroom performance and ability to follow instructions.
Subtests for ages 5;0-8;11
Receptive. Measures the ability to understand linguistic concepts.
Expressive. Measures the acquisition
of english morphological rules.
Receptive. Measures the comprehension of grammatical
(structural) rules at the sentence level.
Subtests for both age ranges
Receptive. Measures the ability to a. interpret, recall, and execute oral directions of increasing length and complexity; and b. remember the name, characteristics, and order of objects.
Expressive. Measures the ability to formulate semantically and grammatically correct sentences of increasing length and complexity within given semantic, syntactic, and pragmatic constraints.
Receptive. Measures the ability to understand relationships between associated words.
Expressive. Measures the students ability to recall and reproduce sentence structures of increasing length, idea density, and syntactic complexity.
Understanding Spoken Paragraphs
Receptive. Measures the ability to interpret factual and inferential information presented in a paragraph.
Provides information regarding development of verbal and nonverbal social communication.
Pragmatics Activities Checklist (supplemental)
Provides information related to student’s verbal and nonverbal social interactions.
Subtests for ages 9;0-21;11
Expressive. Measures the ability to assemble words and word combinations into syntactically and semantically correct sentences.
Receptive. Measures the ability to define words by describing features of the word and its relationship to other words.
Receptive. Measures the ability to interpret sentences that a. Make comparisons b. Identify location or direction c. include time relationships d. Include serial order or e. use passive voice.
Reading Comprehension (supplemental)
To measure the ability to interpret factual and inferential information presented in written paragraphs.
Structured Writing (supplemental)
To measure the ability to construct one or more written sentences to complete a given story title and story stem.
Core Language and Index Score Profile
Mean=100 SD +/- 15