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


The Clinical Evaluation of Language Fundamentals – Fifth Edition (CELF5UK) offers a streamlined, flexible approach to language assessment that reflects today’s diverse population.

SKU: CELF-5 UK: Clinical Evaluation of Language Fundamentals (5th Edition)


NB: Only available to Republic of Ireland clients who meet the Qualification Level criteria below.

  • Publication Year: 2017
  • Age Range: 5 years 0 months to 21 years 11 months
  • Scores/Interpretation: Core Language Score, Receptive Language, Expressive Language, Language Structure and Language Content standard scores, percentile ranks, growth scale values, and age equivalents
  • Qualification Level: B – Click HERE for more details
  • Completion time: 30–45 minutes for the Core Language Score. Total assessment: variable
  • Administration: Paper and pencil
  • Scoring options: Manual Scoring
  • Telepractice: Guidance on using this test in your telepractice

The new CELF5UK 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
  • Compare written skills to oral language skills
  • Now Available! Standard scores available for Reading Comprehension, Structured Writing and the Pragmatics Activities Checklist


  • CELF5UK provides highly accurate diagnostic information with current normative data (see Technical Information)
  • Item analysis of performance on individual tests

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.

Additional information

Age Suitability:

, , , , ,


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.


, ,

Published By:

Publication Year:


You may also like…

DEAP: Diagnostic Evaluation of Articulation and Phonology


The Diagnostic Evaluation of Articulation and Phonology (DEAP) detects and differentiates between articulation problems, delayed phonology and consistent versus inconsistent phonological disorder.

TACL4: Test for Auditory Comprehension of Language – Fourth Edition


The TACL4 is a reliable and valid measure of a child’s receptive spoken vocabulary, grammar and syntax. The test measures children’s ability to understand three language forms – Vocabulary, Grammatical Morphemes and Elaborated Phrases and Sentences


Renfrew Language Scales


The Renfrew Language Scales provide a norm-referenced means of assessing children’s speech and language. As they are norm-referenced, a child’s score can be compared with scores achieved by children of a similar age.

CELF-Preschool 2 UK: Clinical Evaluation of Language Fundamentals Preschool (UK – 2nd Edition)


NB: The CELF Preschool 3 (due to be published in early 2024) will replace this 2nd edition. Forms for the 2nd edition will continue to be available until stocks last.

CELF5 Metalinguistics: Clinical Evaluation of Language Fundamentals: Metalinguistics


A revision of the Test of Language Competence-Expanded, the CELF-5 Metalinguistics assessment includes five tests of higher-level language skills embedded in upper-grade curricula and critical to classroom success.