Some Chinese consonants are rather similar to English consonants, but it's important to hear the differences and get all details as accurate as possible!

How to read: zh
Move upwards the tip of your tongue and put it against the front hard palate; then make weaker breath break through the obstruction and. It is similar to 'j' in the English 'jam'.

蜘蛛zhī zhū:spider
知道zhī dào:to know