Test of Expressive Language (TEXL)

The Test of Expressive Language (TEXL) measures a child’s expressive, spoken language ability and ability to produce vocabulary, grammatical morp...
Item Product Price QTY
31487 Test of Expressive Language (TEXL) Complete Kit $367.00
31487R TEXL Exmainer Record Booklets, Pk/25 $73.00
31487M TEXL Examiner's Manual $107.00
31487P TEXL Picture Book $188.00
The Test of Expressive Language (TEXL) measures a child’s expressive, spoken language ability and ability to produce vocabulary, grammatical morphemes, and elaborated phrases. To assess learning disabilities, adhd, autism, and spoken language disorder.

Measures a child’s expressive, spoken language ability.

Elizabeth Carrow-Woolfolk and Elizabeth A. Allen

  • Age Range: 3.0 through 12.11 years
  • Time: 20-30 minutes

Three TEXL subtests measure a child’s ability to produce:

  • Vocabulary–word classes such as nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs, and words that represent basic percepts and concepts
  • Grammatical Morphemes–function words (prepositions, pronouns, determiners) and inflections (bound morphemes such as noun number and case; verb number and tense; noun/verb agreement, and derivational suffixes)
  • Elaborated Phrases and Sentences–syntactically-based word relations, and elaborated phrase and sentence constructions (interrogative sentences; negative sentences; active and passive voice, direct and indirect object), embedded sentences, and partially (and completely) conjoined sentences

Each item is composed of a word, or sentence, and a corresponding picture plate. The examiner reads the stimulus, aloud, and the subject is asked to answer a question, finish a sentence, or combine sentences, based on the stimulus. Items are in order of difficulty, within each of the three subtests. Age-related entry points, basals and ceilings ensure that testing time is kept to a minimum, and children are only tested on items optimal for their ability level.

Reliability and validity studies conducted on:

  • Learning disabilities
  • ADHD
  • Deaf or hard-of-hearing
  • Articulation disorder
  • Language impairment
  • Autism spectrum disorder
  • Intellectual disorder
  • Gifted and talented

The TEXL Kit includes a Picture Book, 25 Examiner Record Booklets and an Examiner’s Manual, in a storage box.