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What does so mean in this title?

So macht Lernen Spaß! – Film Tanzen wie die Stars

The film is about a Tanzschule. I have a few ideas what it could mean, but so got so many meanings that I’m not sure.

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Welche Ideen hast Du? –  user unknown Aug 15 '14 at 20:18
So macht Lernen Spaß! literally: Making learning fun. It means: This is the way how learning is fun. –  Andie2302 Aug 16 '14 at 9:53

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In this context, "so" can be translated as "in this way..." or "that's how..."

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That is actually the essence of the word "so". To every question, there is one super generic answer. This generic answer means nothing by itself because it is just a reference, either to something that is verbalized or to something that is actually being pointed at.

Wann - dann
Wo - da
Was - das

"So" is the generic answer to "wie".

Wie? So.
How? Like that.

In this case it seems to be a headline, so "so" is basically referring to whatever comes after... probably a description of sorts.

For a more detailed take on "so", check out this article on my blog.

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So macht man Antworten viiieeel zu lang... –  Robert Aug 20 '14 at 21:21

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