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Name of test Woodcock-Muñoz Language Survey
Subjects Literacy
Summary A norm-referenced (US sample) measure of reading, writing, listening, and comprehension. The WMLS III emphasises the role of cognitive-academic language proficiency (CALP) levels in assessment of comprehension; it may serve as an excellent predictor of students' actual academic adjustment.

Assessment screening

Subscales Listening, speaking, reading, writing
Authors R.W. Woodcock, C.G. Alvarado, M.L. Ruef, F.A. Schramk
Publisher Nelson
Test source https://www.nelson.com/assessment/clinical-wmls.html
Guidelines available? Not available in UK
Norm-referenced scores. Yes
Age range 3–22;11 years
Key Stage(s) applicable to EY, KS1, KS2, KS3, KS4, KS5
UK standardisation sample No
Publication date 2017
Re-norming date N/a


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