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Test of Expressive Language (TEXL)

The Test of Expressive Language (TEXL; Carrow-Woolfolk & Allen, 2014) is a norm-referenced measure of expressive spoken language skills designed for use with individuals aged 3 years through 12 years, 11 months.

Overview

The TEXL was co-normed with the Auditory Comprehension of Language – Fourth Edition (TACL-4). Three categories of language forms are assessed: Vocabulary; Grammatical Morphemes; and Elaborated Phrases and Sentences. The items consist of a picture plate and a corresponding sentence or word. The examiner reads each item aloud. The TEXL yields percentile ranks, standard scores, and age equivalents. Age-related entry points, basals, and ceilings are provided.

Summary

Author (yr) Age Range (yrs) Method of Administration/Format Approx. Time to Administer Subscales
The Test of Expressive Language (TEXL) Carrow- Woolfolk & Allen (2014) 3;0–12;11 (in years; months)

Individually administered, co- normed with the Auditory Comprehension of Language –Fourth Edition (TACL-4). Items consist of a word or sentence and a picture. The examiner reads each item aloud.

Yields percentile ranks, standard scores, and age equivalents.

20-30 min.

Vocabulary, Grammatical Morphemes, Elaborated Phrases and Sentences

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