About This Product
The SPELT-3 includes 54 full color photographs of everyday situations and objects paired with simple verbal questions and statements to elicit specific morphological and syntactical structures. It allows for analysis of specific language structures that may not occur in spontaneous language samples. The child’s strengths and weaknesses can be readily identified.
The following test items target the child’s use of inflectional:
- Morphology – plurals, possessive nouns, verb tense endings
- Verb Form – present progressive, regular and irregular past, future, contractible/uncontractible copula, contractible/uncontractible auxiliary
- Pronoun Usage – subject pronoun, possessive pronoun, reflexive pronoun
- Syntax – negative, conjoined sentence, “Wh” question, interrogative reversal, negative infinitive phrase, propositional complement, relative clause, and front embedded clause