How does Jesus Christ speak to prophets?

From “The Doctrine of Christ,” Ensign, May 2012, 86–90.

D. Todd Christofferson
The members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles are special witnesses of Jesus Christ.

He may send a messenger or appear in His own person.

He may speak by His own voice or by the voice of the Holy Ghost.

He may speak to His servants individually, or He may speak to them as they counsel together.