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Child Cognition, Language and Neuropsychology -

Clinical Evaluation of Language Fundamentals - Preschool UK Edition
Elisabeth H Wiig, Wayne Secord and Eleanor Semel, 2000

Evaluate the nature and extent of 
language difficulties in children

Age Range:
3 to 6 years 11 months

Individual - 30 to 45 minutes

The CELF-PreschoolUK measures a broad range of expressive and receptive skills in young children. 

The CELF-Preschool
UK consists of 6 diagnostic subtests specifically designed for use with the younger child: 

What scores are available for the CELF-PreschoolUK

Raw subtest or composite scores for the 3 Receptive and 3 Expressive tests are readily converted into standard scores, confidence intervals, percentile ranks and age equivalents. 

Features of the CELF-Preschool

I already use the CELF-Preschool, can I convert to the UK version? What do I order? 

Yes, you can convert from your current version to the new, UK version. An upgrade kit is available consisting of UK examiner's manual, new stimulus manual 2, conversion stickers for stimulus manuals 1 and 2, pack of 25 UK record forms. All contained in the new briefcase. Simply order the upgrade kit and add it to your current materials. 

CELF Pre-school
UK and CELF -3UK - UK Standardisation Studies 

Dr Ian Peers (Department of Communication Sciences, University of Sheffield) and Dr Peter Lloyd (Department of Psychology, University of Manchester) directed the UK project for both tests. Daily management was undertaken by Miss Caroline Foster, Research Assistant. 

The standardisation sample for both tests is representative of the UK population for the appropriate age ranges (3 to 7 years, and 6 to 16 years). The data collection project was one of the most comprehensive ever undertaken in the field of language development in the UK. The respective sample sizes of 588 and 568, coupled with the extensive US data and the long history of development of the CELF measures, the clinician with extremely reliable and valid diagnostic language tools. 

Each sample has been stratified according to age, gender, socioeconomic status, ethnicity and geographic region. 

Examiners were recruited to cover all UK regions. Extensive training, feedback to examiners and quality control procedures ensure that the UK normative data is of the highest quality. 

Extensive validity data, correlations with other language and cognitive measures, detailed psychometric data ensure that both clinicians and researchers can make the fullest use of the comprehensive results obtained from using the CELF-Preschool
UK and CELF -3UK

Available Products


Complete kit: Includes examiner's manual, 3 stimulus manuals and 25 record forms in bag
Upgrade kit: Includes examiner's manual, stimulus manual 2, stickers for stimulus manuals 1 and 3, 25 record forms in bag
Additional copies of materials:
Record forms, pack of 25