The right au pair for the right Family

Norwegian language course for au pairs

We are pleased to invite au pairs to Energy language courses, levels A1, A2 and B1.

Cozy setting. We focus on effective learning and customized teaching approaches.
Teachers have eduacation and experience in teaching Norwegian as a foreign language.

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Our teachers

Jorunn Grøholt

Jorunn Grøholt

Jorunn Grøholt is a general education teacher and special educator / audio teacher. She is a holder of specia education diploma / cand. paed. spec at the University of Oslo.

She has extensive experience as a contact teacher at primary school, special education teacher and also a teacher of Norwegian as a foreign language. Jorunn was working as a Senior Advisor at Statped for the past 24 years. Her responsibilities included research and consulting in the field of complex learning difficulties. She is retired now, but involved in different activities and having many interests.

Jorunn is fond of arts and culture so she never misses a cultural event in Oslo; she often visits Oslomarka, likes adventure trips and reading books. Spending time with her family and friends is also important for her.

Lesya Seniv

Lesya Seniv

Lesya Seniv is educated in Special Needs Education at the University of Oslo (bachelor degree). She also has completed a course as a teacher of Norwegian as a second language at the University of Oslo. In addition Lesya is a qualified teacher of the English and the Polish languages and of foreign literature, graduated from Drohobych State Teachers' University, Ukraine.

She has 4 years experience as a teacher of English and 3 years experience as a form teacher from Ukraine. Lesya has been au pair in Norway, and she has worked with children with special needs (autism) as a special educator.

Since 2019 Lesya has worked as a teacher of Norwegian at Kompetansehuset Neo, conducting group classes for adults with Norwegian as a second language at the workplace. Lesya is teaching Norwegian au pairs since September 2020 (in classroom and online).

Lesya speaks 5 languages fluently and she loves her job.

Liv Jorunn Sætra

Liv Jorunn Sætra

Liv Jorunn Sætra finished her teacher training in 2014 with a major in Norwegian, social sciences and physical and health education. She holds a bachelor's degree in pedagogics and she has worked as a Norwegian teacher for 5 years. During that time, she has taught in primary and middle school, both Norwegian as the first language and as a second language. She has also taught Norwegian courses for adults. She is born and raised in Norway and has lived in Norway her whole life, except for 2 years, when she studied at a leadership college in Sydney, Australia. She loves teaching and she is passionate about seeing people reach milestones in their learning and understanding.
Lilia Grube

Lilia Grube

Lilia Popil Grube is a qualified translator and language teacher graduated from the University of Warsaw (Poland) holding a Master's Degree in Applied Linguistics. In addition, she completed a 1-year course as a teacher of Norwegian as a second language at the University of Oslo. Lilia speaks 6 languages fluently. She is running her own translation bureau and has also previous work experience as a bilingual teacher of minority language students at the Norwegian School in Oppegård municipality. Currently, she is employed as a counselor/staff advisor at the multicultural department of the Oslo Catholic diocese. In her spare time, she enjoys experiencing Norwegian nature and reading interesting books. She is always happy to meet nice people.
Oksana Tsurkane

Oksana Tsurkan

Oksana Tsurkan is a qualified history and law teacher graduated from Vinnytsia State Pedagogical University (Ukraine). In Norway she studied career counseling and social pedagogical counseling at Oslo University College and Akershus (OsloMet) and Norwegian as a second language at the Inland University College. The latter education proves her competence in language development and learning in a perspective of second foreign language, and pedagogical principles for adult language learning. Oksana has worked as a teacher of Norwegian since 2014 conducting both private individual lessons and group classes for all levels. Over the past three years, she has been working in the field of Norwegian-oriented teaching at Competence Plus and Norwegian training by the NAV initiatives "Job and Opportunities" and "Work and Communication". Oksana loves working as a teacher of Norwegian. It is a great pleasure to see the students' improvement from the very beginning of language learning and then to fluency in speaking a whole new language.


Day courses: Uranienborgveien 4, 0258 Oslo (about 10 min walk from Nationaltheatret station)
Evening courses: Akersveien 4, 0177 Oslo (about 10 min walk from Nationaltheatret station)


3.175 kr for the host families who have invited the au pair through Energy Au Pair (3.700 kr for those who have not got an au pair through Energy Au Pair) - for 10 weeks course (30 hours)

1.800 kr for the host families who have invited the au pair through Energy Au Pair (2.000  kr for those who have not got an au pair through Energy Au Pair) - for 6 weeks course.

In addition, we ask the host family to pay for the book "På vei ", textbook and " arbeidsbok ", for levels A1 and A2 (approx. 775 kr .) or for the book "God i norsk 2", textbook and "arbeidsbok" for level B1 (approx. 880kr).

For further information and registration

Send e-mail to or call Natalia at 99476616

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The course lasts 12, 10 or 6 weeks, once per week, 3 lessons per session.
Number of seats is limited!

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