British Picture Vocab

British Picture Vocabulary Scale

Leading vocabulary assessment for standard English from age 3 to 16 years.

The leading receptive vocabulary assessment for standard English for ages 3–16 years.

Assess a child’s receptive (heard) vocabulary to identify any delay in vocabulary development, even before they are in full-time education.

BPVS3 is an easy-to administer one-to-one test. Students respond to a stimulus word by selecting a picture from four options that best illustrates that word’s meaning.

As no reading or spoken response is required, you can use BPVS3 to assess language development in non-readers, students with expressive language impairments, students with autism and other related communication difficulties, as well as those with English as an Additional Language (EAL). To help students who may be colour vision deficient, the large-format illustrations have black outlines and vivid colours.


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