Oral Passage Understanding ScaleOPUS
Oral Passage Understanding Scale (OPUS™) assesses listening comprehension in children and young people.
CASL-2/Opus Combination Kit (Print)015800955X Qualification Level B
Includes CASL-2 Complete Kit [CASL-2 Manual (Print), Easel 1 (Print), Easel 2 (Print), Easel 3 (Print), and 10 Comprehensive Record Forms (Print)] and OPUS Complete Kit [OPUS Manual (Print), Easel (Print), 10 Record Forms (Print)]
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- Age range:
- 5 to 21 years
- Age- and grade-based standard scores and percentiles, test-age and grade equivalents
- Qualification level:
- Completion time:
- 10 to 20 minutes
- Individually administered; the examiner reads a passage and related questions aloud from a self-standing easel and the examinee responds orally—no reading or writing required
- Based on a stratified sample of 1,517 individuals that is representative of the U.S. population in terms of gender, race/ethnicity, parent education level, and geographic region
The Oral Passage Understanding Scale is a new measure of listening (auditory) comprehension designed to assess the comprehension of spoken language in a natural context.
An excellent companion test to the CASL-2, use OPUS on its own to quickly measure listening comprehension.
The following resources are available for OPUS.