1. To speak another language you have to learn to use your speech system in the way it is used by the native speakers of that language.
  2. In particular to speak Spanish you do not reduce any vowel. Each vowel is fully pronounced.
  3. There are a specific set of rules of how to pronounce each written letter.
  4. There is only one level of stress.
  5. And the way syllables are formed is very specific.
  6. As in your language, there is some kind of linking.