Type A
Type B
Type C
Type D
Type E
Total
Naples
187,03
148,70
182,90
179,50
170,21
868,34
Rome
152,20
132,60
182,60
190,50
168,70
826,60
Florence
175,41
141,21
177,00
198,50
160,16
852,28
Milan
205,68
188,64
178,50
178,00
157,20
908,02
Total
720,32
610,55
721,40
746,70
656,27
3455,24
Table 1: Length of recordings (in minutes)

 

City
Fluency
 
Text type
Fluency
Naples
151,44
 
Type A
140,87
Rome
149,75
 
Type B
159,55
Florence
153,38
 
Type C
139,68
Milan
140,47
 
Type D
134,30
     
Type E
161,49
Tables 2 and 3: Fluency (= mean number of words per minute)

Source: De Mauro, Mancini, Vedovelli, Voghera 1993: 42-44