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Is it der, die oder das Coaching?


The correct article in German of Coaching is das. So it is das Coaching! (nominative case)

The word Coaching is neuter, therefore the correct article is das.

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German articles are used similarly to the English articles,a and the. However, they are declined differently (change) according to the number, gender and case of their nouns.

In the German language, the gender and therefore article is fixed for each noun.

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The most difficult part of learning the German language is the articles (der, die, das) or rather the gender of each noun. The gender of each noun in German has no simple rule. In fact, it can even seem illogical. For example das Mädchen, a young girl is neutral while der Junge, a young boy is male.

It is a good idea to learn the correct article for each new word together - even if it means a lot of work. For example learning "der Hund" (the dog) rather than just Hund by itself. Fortunately, there are some rules about gender in German that make things a little easier. It might be even nicer if these rules didn't have exceptions - but you can't have everything! The best way to learn them is with the App - Der-Die-Das Train! (available for iOS and Android)

German nouns belong either to the gender masculine (male, standard gender) with the definite article der, to the feminine (feminine) with the definite article die, or to the neuter (neuter) with the definite article das.

  • for masculine: points of the compass, weather (Osten, Monsun, Sturm; however it is: das Gewitter), liquor/spirits (Wodka, Wein, Kognak), minerals, rocks (Marmor, Quarz, Granit, Diamant);

  • for feminine: ships and airplanes (die Deutschland, die Boeing; however it is: der Airbus), cigarette brands (Camel, Marlboro), many tree and plant species (Eiche, Pappel, Kiefer; aber: der Flieder), numbers (Eins, Million; however it is: das Dutzend), most inland rivers (Elbe, Oder, Donau; aber: der Rhein);

  • for neutrals: cafes, hotels, cinemas (das Mariott, das Cinemaxx), chemical elements (Helium, Arsen; however it is: der Schwefel, masculine elements have the suffix -stoff), letters, notes, languages and colors (das Orange, das A, das Englische), certain brand names for detergents and cleaning products (Ariel, Persil), continents, countries (die artikellosen: (das alte) Europa; however exceptions include: der Libanon, die Schweiz …).

German declension of Coaching?

How does the declension of Coaching work in the nominative, accusative, dative and genitive cases? Here you can find all forms in the singular as well as in the plural:

1 Singular Plural
Nominative das Coaching die Coachings
Genitive des Coachings der Coachings
Dative dem Coaching den Coachings
Akkusative das Coaching die Coachings

What is the meaning of Coaching in German?

Coaching is defined as:

[1] The supervision and promotion of a person, a group or a team in coping with challenging tasks

[1] das Betreuen und Fördern einer Person, einer Gruppe oder einer Mannschaft bei der Bewältigung von herausfordernden Aufgaben

How to use Coaching in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Coaching with translations in English.

[1] „Die Bayern zeigten sich vor 11.443 Zuschauern selbst durch den Hallenverweis gegen ihren Trainer Svetislav Pesic nach zwei technischen Fouls unbeeindruckt. Co-Trainer Emir Mutapcic, im vergangenen Jahr Interims-Bundestrainer, übernahm Mitte des dritten Viertels das Coaching in der heißen Schlussphase.“

[1] “Bavaria showed themselves unimpressed by the indoor reference against their coach Svetislav Pesic after two technical fouls. Co-coach Emir Mutapcic, interim coach last year, took over coaching in the hot final phase in the middle of the third quarter. ”

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