Many links here:
http://www.google.com/#output=search&sclient=psy-ab&q=illustrator+video+tutorials+free&oq= illustrator+video+ttorials&gs_l=hp.1.2.0i13l8j0i22i30l2.8244.15402.1.1818.104.22.168.22.214.171.124 67.7592.0j9j3j6j2j3j1.24.0...0.0...1c.1.14.hp.Qv79n7nZerk&psj=1&bav=on.2,or.r_qf.&bvm=bv.4 7008514,d.bGE&fp=8c62bd85237382bc&biw=1014&bih=800
Thank you. I suppose I should have tried Google; one of those "da" moments!
You are welcome, Nima.
I should also mention that Adobe has published a collection (or more), including some explicitly for beginners. You may start looking here: