Test identification

Name of test Test of Adolescent and Adult Language – Fourth Edition
Version Fourth Edition
Subjects Literacy
Summary Designed to measure spoken and written language abilities of adolescents and young adults, with varying degrees of knowledge of the English language.

Assessment screening

Subscales Word Opposites, Word Derivations, Spoken Analogies, Word Similarities, Sentence Combining, Orthographic Usage.
Authors Donald L. Hammill, Virginia L. Brown, Stephen C. Larsen and J. Lee Wiederholt
Publisher Pro-Ed
Test source https://www.annarbor.co.uk/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=251_230
Guidelines available? Yes
Norm-referenced scores. Yes
Age range 12–24;11 years
Key Stage(s) applicable to KS3, KS4, KS5
UK standardisation sample No
Publication date 2007
Re-norming date N/a


Note whether shortlisted, and reasons why not if relevant No UK standardisation available