Test for Auditory Comprehension of Language (TACL-4)
The Test for Auditory Comprehension of Language is an individually administered measure of receptive spoken vocabulary, grammar, and syntax for Ages 3-0 through 9-11.
The test consists of 142 items divided into three sub-tests that assess a child's ability to understand the following categories of English language forms: Subtest 1 - Vocabulary: Subtest 2 - Grammatical Morphemes Subtest 3 - Elaborated Phrases and Sentences:
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Ages: 3-0 through 9-11
Testing Time: 15 to 25 minutes
Administration: Individual The Test for Auditory Comprehension of Language is a popular, individually administered measure of receptive spoken vocabulary, grammar, and syntax.
- The test consists of 142 items divided into three subtests that assess a child's ability to understand the following categories of English language forms:
- Subtest 1 - Vocabulary: The literal and most common meanings of word classes such as nouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs, and of words that represent basic percepts and concepts.
- Subtest 2 - Grammatical Morphemes: The meaning of grammatical morphemes such as prepositions, noun number and case, verb number and tense, noun-verb agreement, derivational suffixes, and the meaning of pronouns, tested within the context of a simple sentence.
- Subtest 3 - Elaborated Phrases and Sentences: The understanding of syntactically based word relations and elaborated phrase and sentence constructions, including the modalities of single and combined constructions (interrogative sentences, negative sentences, active and passive voice, direct and indirect object), embedded sentences, and partially and completely conjoined sentences.
Complete TACL-4 Kit includes Examiner's Manual, Picture Book, and 25 Profile/Examiner Record booklets, all in a sturdy storage box
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