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English consonant sounds

The word consonant is also used to refer to a letter of an alphabet that denotes a consonant sound. The 21 consonant letters in the English alphabet are B, C, D, F, G, H, J, K, L, M, N, P, Q, R, S, T, V, X, Z, and usually W and Y.

Consonant sounds

SoundExampleThree more words with the same sound
/p/ImproveCapture, polite, impossible
/b/biteCable, slab, tub
/t/retreatTribute, hotel, but
/d/dawnDanger, distribute, deny
/th/chainChurch, champion, lunch
/d3/JudgmentBridge, soldier, judge
/k/incomeComfortable, cat, increase
/g/greatGame, gradual, ugly
/f/finalFlexible, fine, deaf
/V/inviteViolence, review, invest
/O/breathThink, thorn, author
/J/themThese, that, southern
/M/UmpireTamarind, camel, remind
/N/niceNet, monkey, hen
/H/HundredBehind, hill, house
/S/EscapeBest, classic, secret
/Z/zestZeal, cousin, visit
/S/PressureSmash, washed, polished
/z/Treasure Leisure, measure, garage
/r/ArrangeCurrent, arrest, friend
/j/YellowUniversity, unity, union
/l/LifeLazy, fooled, laugh

Collective nouns & Compound nouns

Fill in the blanks below with collective nouns

  1. A    pack of wolves.
  2. A    bouquet of flowers
  3. A    crop of sailors.
  4. A    gang of  robbers
  5. A    galaxy of  cattle                                                                                                                                                         

Fill in the blanks in the table with compound nouns as indicated

            Noun+ noun              School bus
              Motor cycle
              Scholl teacher
            Adjective+ noun              Black board
              Fresh vegetable
              Pink ball
             Verb+ noun              Swimming pool
              Play boy
             Washing machine
Noun+ verb Hair cut
Man handle
Hand made

Common nouns & proper nouns

Common nounProper noun
BuildingThe Taj mahal
PenCello fast
StateTelangana
writerRajamouli
PlayerSchain Tendulkar
TeacherTirupati sir
CollegeGovt degree college
TreeMango tree
RestaurantBlue fox
Park NTR park

Abstract noun & concreate noun

Abstract nounConcreate noun
PeacePlayer
fearClock
AngerStone
TrustMonument
ImpressionPark
ConfidenceStar
MotivationTowel
SoulComputer
IntelligenceLamp
ExcitementMuscle

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