English language has a total of 24 consonant sounds. These are: /p/ as in "pat" /b/ as in "bat" /t/ as in "top" /d/ as in "dog" /k/ as in "kick" /g/ as in "goat" /f/ as in "fish" /v/ as in "van" /θ/ as in "think" // as in "this" /s/ as in "sit" /z/ as in "zip" /ʃ/ as in "shoe" /ʒ/ as in "pleasure" /h/ as in "hat" /m/ as in "man" /n/ as in "no" /ŋ/ as in "sing" /l/ as in "leg" /r/ as in "red" /j/ as in "yes" /w/ as in "west" /tʃ/ as in "chat" /dʒ/ as in "judge"

Alveolar consonants

T, D, S, Z and N sound (in English, push the tip of the tongue into the space behind the top front teeth.)

N is a nasal alveolar (in English, and Japanese). Air is blocked by the tongue at the front of the mouth, and blown through the nose.