A receptive vocabulary size test designed primarily for young pre-literate native speakers up to eight years old and young non-native speakers of English. The test was created in collaboration with Paul Nation of Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. Remember to download BOTH the main program and one or more test sets.
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