When a word ends in a consonant and the next word begins with a vowel, connect the final consonant to the next vowel, making it sound as if the second word starts with a consonant. Study the examples below to make this point clear.
Linking and speaking fast are not the same thing!
You don’t need to speak fast. When native speakers link words, they are not necessarily speaking faster. The speech is just smoother, and less choppy. It’s extremely important to stress the content words when you are linking words because this will force you to
slow down at the right place, and it will make your speech more easily understood